Thursday and Gnocchi Today ….

by rdelay on August 25, 2016

Aug 25, 2016

Dr. Gelato’s Plate of the Day:

Gnocchi with Arugula Pesto Sauce
$12.99  Tax  Included
Gnocchi with Arugula Pesto Sauce & Parmigiana Cheese

 

Dr. Gelato’s Featured Panino:
Calabrese – Soppressata, Arugula, Provolone and Sun-dried Tomato pesto on artisan bread and toasted to perfection on our panini grill. Served with a little side salad.
$10.50 Tax Included

Napa Wine Salami

 

Today’s Full Panini List:

Caprese- Fresh Mozzarella, Tomatoes and Basil Pesto

Scamorza – 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

Longobucco – Prosciutto Cotto, Provolone and Sweet Roasted Red Peppers

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

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

Speck
Lightly Smoked Prosciutto, Fresh Mozzarella and Basil pesto Sauce

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

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.

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

Today’s Featured Flavor is:
Animal Cookie
animal cookie

Thursday Flavors:
Animal Cookie
Tahitian Vanilla
Nocciola / Haelnut
Amarena
Modena
Amaretto
Snickerdoodle
Boysenberry Swirl
White Chocolate Pearl
Orange Passion Fruit
Belgian Chocolate

Frate


Sorbetti:
Limoncello
Strawberry
Orange Grapefruit
Frutti Di Bosco
Limone
Lemon Pluot

Can you 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
Chocolate La Bomba bestLemon Polenta or Chocolate Bundt Cake topped with your favorite Gelato & Whipped Cream

Random Facts …

1. “Kakonomics” is the concept in which people expect mediocrity from others so less is expected of themselves.

2. An Olympic gold medal in Rio 2016 gave British athletes an average of just over 9000 extra Twitter followers.

3. 30 years ago, you had about about 17 minutes to escape a house fire. Today it’s down to 3 to 4 minutes because newer homes and the furniture inside them burn faster.

4. About one-fifth of all the gold held by the world’s governments, worth about US$248 billion, is stored beneath the streets of London.

5. Apple could buy Disney or Coca-Cola and pay in cash.

6. Our society is doomed…………..
      IDIOT SIGHTING
I was at the airport, checking in at the gate when an airport employee asked,
‘Has anyone put anything in your baggage without your knowledge?’
To which I replied, ‘If it was without my knowledge, how would I know?’
He smiled knowingly and nodded, ‘That’s why we ask.’

Happened in Birmingham , Ala.

 

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Wednesday. Half way there …

by rdelay on August 24, 2016

Aug 24, 2016

Dr. Gelato’s Plate of the Day:

No Special Today !!!

 

Dr. Gelato’s Featured Panino:
Scamorza – Smoked Mozzarella Cheese and Pancetta  (Cooked Italian Bacon) on artisan bread and toasted to perfection on our panini grill. Served with a little side salad.

$8.00 Tax IncludedScamorza Toast perfecto

Today’s Full Panini List:

Caprese- Fresh Mozzarella, Tomatoes and Basil Pesto

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

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

Wine Salami – Wine Salami, Lettuce, Provolone and Sun-dried Tomato pesto

Longobucco – Prosciutto Cotto, Provolone and Sweet Roasted Red Peppers

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

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

Speck
Lightly Smoked Prosciutto, Fresh Mozzarella and Basil pesto Sauce

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

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.

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

Today’s Featured Flavor is:
Panna Cotta (Caramel)
Panna Cotta


Wednesday Flavors:
Panna Cotta
Amarena
Modena
Honey Almond
Amaretto
Snickerdoodle
Fudge Brownie
Boysenberry Swirl
White Chocolate Pearl
Orange Passion Fruit
Belgian Chocolate

Frate


Sorbetti:
Lemon Blackberry
Peach Mango

Frutti Di Bosco
Limone
Macedonia

Can you 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
Chocolate La Bomba bestLemon Polenta or Chocolate Bundt Cake topped with your favorite Gelato & Whipped Cream

Random Facts …

1. The FBI tracks animal abuse just like homicide, arson and assault.

2. Once you learn about something new,you start noticing it everywhere. It’s called the “Baader-Meinhof phenomenon.”

3. The Aztecs were the first to combine domesticated tomatoes and chilies to make what we now call salsa.

4. In 2013, more than 800,000 international tourists visited Iraq, despite the fact that it was a war zone.

5. Ten countries won their first ever Olympic gold medals at the Rio Olympics, including Vietnam, Singapore and Jordan.

6. Our society is doomed…………..
      IDIOT SIGHTING IN FOOD SERVICE
My daughter went to a local Taco Bell and ordered a taco.
She asked the person behind the counter for ‘minimal lettuce.’
He said he was sorry, but they only had iceburg lettuce.
— From Kansas City

 

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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 Welcome Center http://www.visitnapavalley.com/things_to_do.htm http://www.offthehookflyfishing.com/ http://www.NapaValleyPaddle.com  Paddle Boarding on the River For those who love and respect the outdoors, do The Napa River History Tour with Justin Perkins: http://napariverhistorytour.com/ For observing the night sky, try one of these […]

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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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