Cin-Cin (pronounced chin-chin) is an Italian toast meaning "to your health."Cin-Cin Wine Bar & Restaurant is an award winning neighborhood place for family and friends to gather and enjoy a what can best be described as a ìPan World Small Plates Menuî. A creation of Renowned Executive Chef Shingo Katsura. Certified Sommelier and, one of the restaurant’s owners, Lisa Rhorer is tasked with pairing wines to match the interesting nature of the menu, allowing guests to have a gastronomic experience, enjoying a meal in totality. Rounding out the team is co-owner and well known entrepreneur Pasquale (Pat) Romano, having been interested in food and wine his whole life, it was only natural for him to bring his business acumen to an arena where he could share his love of food and wine with the local community.The Bar menu features top shelf spirits and a broad selection of beers. Creative mixology is on display with amazingly crafted specialty cocktails including the Lavender Martini, containingVodka, special housemade Cin-Cin lavender syrup and fresh lemon juice and the evil sounding, Bark at the Moon, made with High West Rendezvous Rye, Amaro Montenegro, Calisaya liqueur, Navarro Muscat Blanc and orange flower wateres, The imaginative food menu is divided into several sections. Listed under Nibbles is a selection including; a combination of artisanal cheeses with charcuterie, also, Thai Style Lettuce Wraps, featuring spicy ground pork, bean sprouts, mint, thai basil and cilantro. The soup is based upon what is available seasonally and salads include the Shrimp Tomato Avocado Salad. Featuring grilled shrimp, heirloom tomatoes, avocado puree, peppercress, garlic crumbles, puffed rice with a white soy vinaigrette.Large plates include a Braised Beef Short Rib served with potato purÈe, roasted brussels sprouts, cauliflower, preserved lemon and creamed spinach and a spectacular presentation of Pan-Seared Scallops with aerated potato cream, bacon braised collard greens, leeks, turnip and umeboshi gastrique.Featured small plates are the ever popular Angus certified Cin-Cin Beef Sliders paired with an order of Truffled French Fries. Those with a more adventurous palate may want to sample the Korean Fried Chicken with gochujang sauce, pickled vegetables, sesame seeds and daikon sprouts or the Grilled Octopus featuring, fingerlings, roasted tomatoes, saffron aioli and kalamata olives.Hopefully youíve left room for dessert, among recommended choices are the; Lemon Tart with Strawberry Rose Water Gelee, Strawberries and Strawberry Gel and the Flourless Chocolate Cake featuring Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream, Meringue 2 ways, Candied Hazelnuts and Mint.As expected, with the Co-owner being a graduate of the prestigious Professional Wine Studies Program at the Culinary Institute of America and a Certified Sommelier, the wine list is long and distinguished, offering a wide variety of choice, at multiple price point, of wines available by the bottle and glass. Cin Cin also offers a special wine buying option where you will be guided through your wine purchases by a trained wine professional who can educate you and recommend wines that fit your preferences, lifestyle and budget. Cin Cin has received awards and recognition from Wine Spectator, Zagat, Opentable and Tripadvisor. Thursday through Saturday they have both early and late happy hour specials and Mondays feature a special, Monday Wine Stimulus where all bottles are 50% off. Please visit them on the web for more information www.cincinwinebar.comCin Cin Wine Bar, an amazing gastronomic experience.
368 Village Ln
Los Gatos, CA 95030