May 06, 2016

Dr.  Gelato’s  Plate of the Day:
Italian Tuna Salad Platter
$13.99 Tax Included

Italian Tuna Platter w asparagus

Dr. Gelato’s Featured Panino:
Caprese –  Fresh Mozzarella, Tomatoes and Basil Pesto  on Artisan Bread and Toasted on our Panini Grill
$8.00 Tax Included

Caprese-400 x 476


 

Today’s Full Panini List:

Caprese- Fresh Mozzarella, Tomatoes and Basil Pesto

Speck- Lightly Smoked Prosciutto, Fresh Mozzarella Cheese and Basil Pesto.

Tacchino – Turkey, Lettuce, Tomato, Sweet Bellwether Farms Cheese Spread and a little Calabrian Spice 

Calabrese – Soppressata, Arugula, Provolone and Sun-dried Tomato pesto

Fontina Toast – Fontina Cheese and Pancetta  (Cooked Italian Bacon) 

Hot Coppa – Hot Coppa Salami,  Roasted Red Peppers, Hot Calabrian Spread, Provolone Cheese

Longobucco – Sweet Italian Ham, Provolone Cheese, Sweet Roasted Red Peppers Marinated in EVOO, Balsamic Vinegar and Capers

Toscano – Mild Italian Salami with Pistacchio & Garlic,  Mild Pecorino Cheese, Lettuce and Whole Grain Mustard

We CATER Gelato for Corporate Events, Wedding Anniversaries, Birthdays and all fun gatherings.Bar1 (2)

We use  Clover-Stornetta Organic Whole Milk to make our gelato.

Today’s Featured Flavor is:
Zabaglione (Italian Egg Nog with Sweet Marsala Wine)

Zabaglione Straightup

 

Friday’s  Flavors:
Zabaglione
Modena
Fior Di Latte
Cookies & Cream
Caramelized Fig
Pistacchio Macaroon
Black Currant Swirl
Amaretto
Tiramisu
Sweet Orange
Belgian Chocolate
Frate


Sorbetti:
Strawberry
Frutti Di Bosco
Limone
Orange Grapefruit
Mineola Orange
Limoncello

 

Do the Napa Passeggiata …

Are you planning to enjoy a delicious meal at one of Napa’s great downtown restaurants?  If so, you should also plan on taking a little stroll (Passeggiata – classic Italian evening past time)  after dinner to Frati Cafe on the Riverfront for one of our great desserts …

Frati La Bomba
La Bomba Lemon Polenta CakeLemon Polenta or Chocolate Bundt Cake topped with your favorite Gelato & Whipped Cream 

DID YOU KNOW?

You can enjoy an Epicurean treat at Frati …
Frati Handcrafts one 5 liter pan of gelato at a time.  Our process is very labor intensive and is designed to yield the smoothest, most intensely flavored gelato possible.  The big guys produce for the masses. We handcraft for the discerning.

Random Facts …

1. The vice presidency of the U.S. has been vacant due to resignation or death a total of 37 years and 290 days, about a fifth of the time.

 

2. The tower where Big Ben is located is officially known as “Elizabeth Tower.” It was completed in 1859.

3. 63% of Americans consider their pets to be family members while 1% consider their pets to be property

 

4. Ancient Egyptian Pharaohs made slaves fan their wine all night to cool it down. Some descendants of the Pharaohs may live here in Napa.

 

5. Hinduism believes the conditions of one’s present life are due to karma, or accumulated good or bad behavior in past lives.

6. On this day, in 1877, Chief Crazy Horse surrenders to U.S. troops in Nebraska. Crazy Horse brought General George Custer to his end; In 1937, The dirigible Hindenburg explodes in flames at Lakehurst, New Jersey; In 1954, British runner Roger Bannister breaks the four minute mile. In 1960, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs the Civil Rights Act of 1960,  In 1994, The Channel Tunnel linking England to France is officially opened.

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Thursday …

by rdelay on May 5, 2016

May 05, 2016

Dr.  Gelato’s  Plate of the Day:
Pear & Gorgonzola Filled Fiocchetti Pasta
with
Arugula Pesto Sauce
$14.99 Tax Included

Fiocchetti with Arugula Pesto

 

Dr. Gelato’s Featured Panino:
Toscano – Mild Italian Salami with Pistacchio & Garlic,  Mild Pecorino Cheese, Lettuce and Whole Grain Mustard on Artisan Bread and Toasted on our Panini Grill
$10.50 Tax Included
Toscano

 

Today’s Full Panini List:

Caprese- Fresh Mozzarella, Tomatoes and Basil Pesto

Speck- Lightly Smoked Prosciutto, Fresh Mozzarella Cheese and Basil Pesto.

Tacchino – Turkey, Lettuce, Tomato, Sweet Bellwether Farms Cheese Spread and a little Calabrian Spice 

Calabrese – Soppressata, Arugula, Provolone and Sun-dried Tomato pesto

Fontina Toast – Fontina Cheese and Pancetta  (Cooked Italian Bacon) 

Hot Coppa – Hot Coppa Salami,  Roasted Red Peppers, Hot Calabrian Spread, Provolone Cheese

Longobucco – Sweet Italian Ham, Provolone Cheese, Sweet Roasted Red Peppers Marinated in EVOO, Balsamic Vinegar and Capers

Toscano – Mild Italian Salami with Pistacchio & Garlic,  Mild Pecorino Cheese, Lettuce and Whole Grain Mustard

We CATER Gelato for Corporate Events, Wedding Anniversaries, Birthdays and all fun gatherings.Bar1 (2)

We use  Clover-Stornetta Organic Whole Milk to make our gelato.

Today’s Featured Flavor is:
Fior Di Latte (Sweet Milk -#1 Seller in Italy)
Fior di Latte

 


Thursday’s  Flavors:
Fior Di Latte
Cookies & Cream
Caramelized Fig
Pistacchio Macaroon
Black Currant Swirl
Amaretto
Butterscotch
Fudge Brownie
Tiramisu
Sweet Orange
Belgian Chocolate
Frate


Sorbetti:
Strawberry Banana
Frutti Di Bosco
Limone
Orange Grapefruit
Mineola Orange
Limoncello

 

Do the Napa Passeggiata …

Are you planning to enjoy a delicious meal at one of Napa’s great downtown restaurants?  If so, you should also plan on taking a little stroll (Passeggiata – classic Italian evening past time)  after dinner to Frati Cafe on the Riverfront for one of our great desserts …

Frati La Bomba
La Bomba Lemon Polenta CakeLemon Polenta or Chocolate Bundt Cake topped with your favorite Gelato & Whipped Cream 

DID YOU KNOW?

You can enjoy an Epicurean treat at Frati …
Frati Handcrafts one 5 liter pan of gelato at a time.  Our process is very labor intensive and is designed to yield the smoothest, most intensely flavored gelato possible.  The big guys produce for the masses. We handcraft for the discerning.

Random Facts …

1. 13.8% of the world’s population are Hindus.

 

2. Hinduism has no single founder, founding incident or date of origin.

3. Hinduism has no single founder, founding incident or date of origin.

 

4. The Mahabharata, used to teach the principles of Hinduism, is 1.8 million words long and is the longest poem in the world.

 

5. A majority of Hindus eat meat, only 30% do not.

6. On this day, in 1821, Napoleon Bonaparte dies in exile on the island of St. Helena; In 1935, American Jesse Owens sets the long jump record; In 1945, Holland and Denmark are liberated from Nazi control. In 1961, Alan Shepard becomes the first American in space;

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Good things in the Napa Valley

November 22, 2015

Good things to do in the Napa Valley: For That Personal Touch,  See the great folks at  the Napa Valley Information Center http://www.visitnapavalley.com/things_to_do.htm http://www.offthehookflyfishing.com/ http://www.NapaValleyPaddle.com  Paddle Boarding on the River For observing the night sky, try one of these gentlemen: http://www.winecountrystargazing.com/about.html Astrobuffmike@napanet.net  Do the Passeggiata in Napa … Are you having dinner at one of Napa’s […]

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Napa Riverfront Shopping and Dining …

September 27, 2014

If you are coming to Napa to enjoy some world class  wine tasting, you can also enjoy some great upscale shopping on the Napa Riverfront.  Following is a list of some of the superb shops in the Riverfront Complex and they are ALL open: Shops: Scott Lyall   Men’s Shop Marie Lyall  Shoe’s etc. Cake Plate Boutique  Women’s Fashions Danielle […]

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Napa Eagles Cycling Club

September 13, 2014

Napa Eagles Cycling Club Relaxing,  Refueling and Refreshing on our patio by the Napa river.  They just finished a stimulating 25 mile Saturday morning excursion.

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“The Affogato”

May 31, 2014

One or two scoops of your favorite gelato in a glass mug. Then drown it with a single or double shot of Espresso. An Italian Classic begging to be devoured ….

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2014 Winner

May 28, 2014

Frati  received Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence. We are a 2104 Winner !  

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New Frati Gelato Panini Today !!

May 3, 2014

Saturday,  May 3.   Buon Giorno, Amici.  An absolutely spectacular day here in Napa. Lots of people out strolling the Napa Riverfront Promenade.   Today we are introducing the Frati Gelato Panini.   Warm on the outside.  Cold on the inside. Sweet all over  …. Today May 3, we are introducing our new Hot Gelato […]

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Winners: Return of the Swallows Contest –

April 14, 2014

The Swallows  were recorded in at 9:14 AM April 10. The Winners of the Return of the Swallows Contest are: Leslie Severe, Margo Treweek, Marissa Holmer, Yvonne Manahan, Thayne Porlier, Thomas Orr, Wendy Bennett, Janice Mathews, Pattie Paris, Nicole Shields.  A bonus first entry gelato is being awarded to Art Morgan for his responsiveness and enthusiasim. […]

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Sandwich or Panini; We got ’em and we toast ’em …

February 11, 2014

Tuesday,  February 11. Buon Giorno, Amici. Now looks dry through the weekend. Still could use a little more H2O from the sky. Make your Valentine’s Day plans now. Bring your Sweetheart to Frati on Valentine’s Day. We are offering the “Cena D’Amore” (Supper of Love). Dinner for two: $50 plus tax includes Aperitivo, Burrata Mozzarella […]

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