Thursday’s Italian Treats …

by rdelay on December 8, 2016

December 08, 2016.
 Days till Christmas …

Santa will be in the Riverfront’s Big Chair
Saturday Dec. 10 .
Noon to 3 PM.
Bring your Christmas List.
Bring your Camera.
Merry Christmas!

Santa in the big chair

Frati is a “Toys for Tots” collection site this Christmas Season. Please help make a child happy this Christmas. Dec. 9th is final drive day.

Today’s Lunch Special:
Penne Rigate
Salsa Rosa
(Penne in a Pink Sauce)
$12.99 Tax Included


Today’s Featured Panino:

Tacchino – Turkey, Lettuce, Tomato, Sweet Bellwether Farms Cheese Spread and a little Calabrian Spice on Artisan Bread. Toasted to perfection on our Panini Grill. Served with a little side salad.

$9.50 Tax Included





Caprese- Fresh Mozzarella, Tomatoes and Basil Pesto

Scamorza Toast – Smoked Mozzarella Cheese and Pancetta  (Cooked Italian Bacon) 

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

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

Alba – Prosciutto Cotto, Mild Pecorino Cheese and Black Truffle Sandwich Spread 

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

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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 discriminating.


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

Today’s Featured Flavor is:

Thursday’s Flavors:
Fudge Brownie
Mint Oreo
Raspberry White Chocolate
Lemon Curd
Hazelnut / Nocciola
Belgian Chocolate

Blood Orange
Raspberry Mango
Raspberry Lemon


Random Facts:

 1. Whales are so big, they can take up to 100 years of creatures consuming them to decompose

2. Every year, a half marathon, marathon and a 100K run take place in Antarctica despite an average windchill temperature of -20°C.

3. The world’s most expensive iPhone 5 was worth US$15 million. It was made of 135 grams of 24-carat gold and the chassis was inlaid with 600 white diamonds.

4. In 2015, the e-learning marketwas worth US$166.5 billion.

5. Theodore Roosevelt was the first U.S. President to fly on an airplane. He described it as “the bulliest experience” he ever had.

6. Ellen DeGeneres’ famous Oscar selfie was retweeted 3.3 million times

7. A Dutch auction is the opposite of a traditional auction: the auctioneer begins with a high asking price, which is lowered until the first person decides to buy it.


Good things in the Napa Valley

by rdelay on November 22, 2015

Good things to do in the Napa Valley:
For That Personal Touch,  See the great folks at  the Napa Valley Welcome Center  Paddle Boarding on the River

For those who love and respect the outdoors, do The Napa River History Tour with Justin Perkins:

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 …


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