October 9, 2015. 

Did You Know??
1. Cacti are native to the Americas.
2. A newborn baby has about one cup of blood in his body.

3. From birth to toilet training, a baby goes through an average of 8000 diaper changes.  Imagine Triplets …….

4. Babies are born with no bacteria in their bodies.

5. Parents of new babies miss out on 6 months worth of sleep in the first 2 years of their child’s life.  Imagine Triplets …
6 . More than 100,000 babies are born addicted to cocaine each year in the U.S., due to their mothers’ use of the drug during pregnancy

Things to do in the Napa Valley:      http://www.visitnapavalley.com/things_to_do.htm
http://www.dolphincharters.com/index.html  Cruise the Napa River

For observing the night sky, try one of these gentlemen:

 Do the Passeggiata in Napa …
Are you having dinner 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 Italian desserts …

 Frati Cappuccino
  You will love our Italian Roast Coffee Cappuccino  and we will love serving you …

Heart Cappuccino

The “Affogato”
One or Two Scoops of your favorite Gelato in a glass mug.  drizzled with One or Two shots of Espresso.  A sugar and caffeine at the same time …  Only at Frati 
Affogato 5

Dr. Gelato’s plate of the Day:
Italian Tuna Salad $12.95 Tax Included
Tuna Salad Cantaloupe



Today’s Featured Panino:
Caprese –  
Fresh Mozzarella, Tomatoes and Basil PestoServed with a little side Salad.   $8.95 Tax Included.Caprese


 Today’s Full Panini List:
Caprese –
Fresh Mozzarella, Tomatoes and Basil Pesto

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

Longobucco –
Prosciutto Cotto, Provolone and Sweet Roasted Red Peppers

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

Smoked Mozzarella Toast –
Artisan Bread with Smoked Mozzarella Cheese and
Pancetta (Cooked Italian Bacon, thinly sliced)

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

Prosciutto, Mozzarella Cheese and Basil Pesto.

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

We use  Clover-Stornetta Organic Whole Milk to make our gelato.
Today’s Featured Gelato Flavor: Irish Cream
Irish Cream

Friday’s Flavors

Irish Cream (Think Bailey’s)
Animal Cookie
Nutella Crunch
Honey Almond
Raspberry White Chocolate Chip
Vaniglia / Vanilla
Chestnut Honey Ricotta
Lemon Blueberry

Blood Orange
Raspberry Peach  ( Sugar Free & Fat Free)
Peach Mango
Strawberry Cantaloupe
Lemon Honeydew
Berry Banana


Napa Riverfront Shopping and Dining …

by rdelay on 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:

Scott Lyall   Men’s Shop
Marie Lyall  Shoe’s etc.
Cake Plate Boutique  Women’s Fashions
Danielle Boutique  Women’s Fashion
Helen Lyall  Women’s Fashions
Thomas Bartlett Interiors
Michael Holmes Design
Liken Gallery
Sidestreet Cigar:  Cigars & Men’s Accessories

Restaurants & Cafes:
Frati Gelato Cafe
The Pear
Fish Story

Of course all these great shops are anchored by the Napa Valley Welcome Center.  To make it easy for you,  public parking  is available directly across the street from the Information Center. The volunteers who staff the Center are extremely knowledgeable  and can help you find your way around the Valley or even find some lodging for you.

Explore the Riverfront for good food and good shopping ….





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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Frati Coffee considered to be best “Break” fluid …

February 10, 2014

Monday,  February 10. Buon Giorno, Amici. Looks like the rain has stopped for a few days. More coming the end of the week.   No Swallows yet …. 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 […]

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The “La Bomba”

February 1, 2014

La Bomba. Treat your sweetheart to the La Bomba.  Personal Sweet Chocolate Bundt Cake topped with you favorite gelato flavor and whipped cream.

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