We visited Italy and brought back some new wines

01 August 2018

Cin Cin Founder David Toscano reflects on his recent trip to Italy, with sourcing new Italian wines top of the agenda. During the first week of July, Cin Cin Western Road General Manager James Thomson and I were delighted to be hosted by Joe Wadhams of Hallgarten Wines on a wine trip to Campania in […]

Chef’s Menu at Western Road

30 July 2018

We have a brand new Chef’s Menu available at Cin Cin Western Road. Enjoy 5 Courses for just £35 per person, and add a wine flight with each course for an extra £30 per person. Cin Cin focaccia, selection of artisan Italian salumi & house made antipasti Feudi di San Gregorio sparkling Falanghina or Marco […]

Hospitality industry lunch

Last week we hosted a hospitality industry lunch at our Hove restaurant with support from Pommery champagne. It was attended by owners, chefs and managers from across the spectrum of great Brighton food & drink establishments. In this blog, Cin Cin founder David Toscano shares his thoughts on the event and how the Brighton food […]

Vermouth Aperitif Masterclass – part of Brighton Cocktail Week

03 July 2018

Join us on Tuesday 10th July to explore the new-world of vermouth tasting at Cin Cin Western Road. As part of Brighton Cocktail Week, we’ve teamed up with Regal Rogue to bring you ’The Quaffing Club’, an aperitif masterclass to showcase a flavour journey around the world. The evening will combine an expert-led vermouth tasting […]

Giro d’Italia evening leads to Italy wine trip

Following our wonderful Giro d’Italia Wine Dinner evening, two members of the Cin Cin team have jetted off to Italy for a wine tasting trip. Last month we welcomed guests to Cin Cin Vine Street for a special dinner in partnership with Hallgarten Wines. Attendees received a wine pairing with each of the 6 courses as our […]

Cin Cin customers raise over £1600 for The Clock Tower Sanctuary

08 June 2018

Cin Cin customers have shown their sweet side for the Brighton homelessness charity The Clock Tower Sanctuary. Over £1600 has been raised since we offered to donate £1 every time a customer purchased an Affogato at our Vine Street restaurant.  The charity provides support to homeless young people (aged 16-25) in Brighton & Hove. They offer outreach, […]

Cin Cin Wines – Curating an all Italian Wine List

31 May 2018

Cin Cin Western Road General Manager, James Thomson, was recently tasked with revamping our Italian wine list. In this blog, he explains how he spent the past few months creating a diverse list with something for everyone’s tastes and preferences. Over the last few months I have travelled the length and breadth of Italy – […]

Cin Cin makes Street Diner return

29 May 2018

Last Friday Cin Cin returned to Street Diner for a special guest spot. In a throwback to our street food days, founder David Toscano and head chef Jamie Halsall served up handmade pasta dishes in the sun. David said: “It was great to get back to our street food roots at Street Diner last week and […]

Pasta Masterclasses at Vine Street and the Community Kitchen

25 May 2018

Last week our Head Chef Jamie Halsall imparted his pasta-making wisdom on two groups who attended our pasta masterclasses. We welcomed 34 eager learners to our Vine Street restaurant as they were shown how to create handmade pasta dishes. Attendees received an aperitif and antipasti on arrival before Jamie taught them how to make Farfalle and […]

Stress and Mental Health in Hospitality

17 May 2018

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week, and one industry that struggles to deal with mental health issues is ours – the restaurant industry. Cin Cin founder David Toscano believes it’s time for everyone in this business to open up, so he’s written the following piece about his own experiences and how Cin Cin is trying to […]

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