CIBI Mother’s Day cooking class
"A fun family evening with parents & kids"
- Date & Time: 5:30pm - 8pm Thursday, 4 May, 2017
- Location: Minanoie, 33 Peel St, Collingwood
- Fee: Adults $55, kids (over 6) $35
*includes cooking class lesson followed by eating the meal we made, drink, and take-home sushi-making kit.
Recipes: Temaki-sushi, maki-sushi & miso soup
Tickets are available HERE.
We look forward to hosting our very first kids cooking class for Mother’s Day. You can come with your mum as Mother’s Day gift, or you can come with your dad to learn how to cook and surprise her on Mother’s Day, or simply come and enjoy it with your family.
Recipes for cooking class will be Temaki-sushi, maki-sushi & miso soup: Temaki-sushi is one of most common sushi made in Japanese homes. They are made for special occasions such as birthday, mother’s day, kid’s day, home parties and more. We’ll introduce to our home-style sushi that you can make and enjoy with your family and friends. Of course, you’ll also learn how to do maki-sushi, which is a sushi roll, to impress your mum. And you’ll also learn how to make a simple but delicious Japanese miso soup to complement the sushi.
Our first-ever CIBI everyday glass is OUT NOW!!!
Zenta designed – handmade for CIBI by Shotoku Glass in Tokyo. We wanted to create a glass for “everyday use” that expresses the CIBI spirit, with intriguing, timeless design matched by superb quality and functionality. Once you start using it, you’ll never sip back to your old glasses!
We are so pleased to introduce you to the pleasures of drinking from this newest glass on the planet, and share the back-story on its design and manufacture.
“In creating this glass, I started with the key words ‘family’ and ‘joy’, a glass everyone can use everyday for any drink. It’s for kids and adults alike, and designed to enjoy sipping from, as well as pouring your drink into. For all us at CIBI, it is a first small CIBI step to design and sell our own glass. I hope you enjoy it with every sip.”
The Design: elegant simplicity In designing this glass, Zenta wanted to create a glass that isn’t too big so that our kids can use them everyday. Zenta also likes the human interaction of giving and receiving that comes naturally in pouring a drink, and the way the glass encourages people to pour for each other - a gesture of hospitality in Japanese culture.
The size of the glass also heightens awareness of the aromas and flavours. The volume is just right – even adults don’t need to use a big glass because one good mouthful is enough to enjoy your drink.
The glass’s form was inspired by two key influences. The first was to take advantage of the thinness of Shotoku’s usuhari glass to create a shape that is beautiful yet simple. Their craftsmanship in making thin elegant glass is a skill no one else in the world has mastered.
The second was to incorporate a Japanese element, in the ‘Koudai’ foot inspired by the base on traditional Japanese tea cups. Standing proud, it creates another appealing facet to the glass, complemented by the joy that the shadow thrown by its height and the drink in the glass brings to the table. Even the foot is hollowed out to enhanced the lightness of being.
The Function: a true all-purpose glass The CIBI #1 is a universal glass that will add to the enjoyment of any drink. We use this glass for serving beer, sake, wine and other spirits, as well as for water, juice, and iced tea. It engages your senses in the act of drinking, nicely balanced in the hand, and appealing to both aromas on the nose and flavours on the palate. Holding a good mouthful, it is a good size to satisfy your desire to drink.
It’s also nice to serve special bites to eat, such as fresh fruit and yoghurt, ice cream, and other treats.
CIBI #1: a family collaboration Since we opened CIBI in 2008, we’ve distributed glassware made by Shotoku glass in Tokyo. This growing relationship made them a natural partner to collaborate with on our first original glass, handblown by their master glassmakers. Like you, they’re part of CIBI family, and we believe we’re all part of their family too.
We hope you will enjoy many special moments with this glass, and look forward to it being the first in a CIBI family of glasses and custom products.
Creative director & co-founder
We are very excited to introduce our first-ever CIBI glass – the CIBI #1!
Made especially for us by Shotoku glass, we wanted to create a glass for “everyday use” that expresses the CIBI spirit, with intriguing, timeless design matched by superb quality and functionality. Once you start using it, you’ll never sip back to your old glasses!
To celebrate the launch of the CIBI #1 glass, please join us at our very special launch party. We’ll introduce you to the pleasures of drinking from this newest glass on the planet, and share the back-story on its design and manufacture.
For the $20 entry fee on the night, we’ll give you your own CIBI #1 glass (normal retail $25), fill it with your drinks of choice, and provide the snacks to complement them. Glass in hand is the perfect way to experience the CIBI #1 glass, and you’ll be one of a select group to be the first in the world to own it!
We have very limited quantities of the CIBI #1 glass available, so be sure to join us on the night. We look forward to seeing you – and your friends too!
CIBI #1 GLASS LAUNCH
Date & Time: 6 - 8pm Thursday, 23rd March, 2017
Location: Minanoie, 33 Peel St, Collingwood
Fee: $20pp (Includes a CIBI #1 glass to take home, a range of drinks and CIBI snacks)
RSVP: None. Everyone is welcome on the day!
We hope you had a great year and are ready to finish off the year with a timely celebration.
Ahead of the end-of-year rush, CIBI’s annual Xmas shopping night is on! It’s a great opportunity to drop in and buy some great gifts for your loved ones and friends in a casual and relaxed mood.
We’d also love to thank you all again for a great year, and hope you can find time to enjoy one more night with us before Christmas!
CIBIMAS "CIBI Xmas shopping night"
5-8pm 7th Wed December @CIBI 45 Keele St Collingwood
Before the festive season gets a little frantic, why not enjoy a relaxing and inspiring Saturday evening at Minanoie’s boutique market night, where you can wine, dine and shop in a casual environment, all in one spot.
It’s a great way to indulge in some great artisanal shopping for foods to fashion to things for the home to get ahead of the Christmas rush, enjoy a healthy dinner, and sip a drink or two.
We’ll also have some special surprises to keep the interest and fun levels high.
Come for the shopping, dinner and to enjoy an evening out!
5 - 9pm, Sat 19th November 2016 (Free entry)
At Minanoie, 33 Peel St Collingwood
Shops at Mina night:
> Baker D Chirico - Hamper - http://bakerdchirico.com.au/
> Birken stock - Shoes - https://www.birkenstock.com.au/
> Books at manic - Art & Architecture book - http://www.manic.com.au/
> CIBI - Tableware & Japanese products - http://shop.cibi.com.au/
> FREITAG - Bag & accessory - https://www.freitag.ch/en
> Gelati Pidapipo - Gelati - http://pidapipo.com.au/
> Honey fingers - Honey - http://honeyfingers.com.au/
> Kloke - Fashion/clothes - http://kloke.com.au/
> Luke Furniture - Interior & furniture- http://www.luke.com.au/
> Mac Forbes - Wine - http://macforbes.com/
> Minanoie - Food - http://www.minanoie.com/
> Sunday Ganim - Blanket - https://www.sundayganim.com/
> Tokyobike - Bike & bike accessories - http://www.tokyobike.com.au/
Kamawanu, the leading tenugui maker in Japan and a supplier to CIBI since we opened 8 years ago, will visit us in Melbourne in September. To make the most of their visit, we will have an exhibition at Minanoie featuring over 200 limited design patterns, as well as three tenugui workshops. It’s a great opportunity to deep dive into the history and culture of tenugui, and explore their amazing versatility. And the opportunity to buy limited edition tenugui!!
Thu 15th 6 - 9pm Opening night (free entry)
Workshop: wrapping with Tenugui (free entry)
Fri 16th 1pm Workshop: Tenugui origami $25pp
3pm Workshop: Making accessories out of Tenugui $25pp
6:30pm Tenugui dinner $80pp（Special Tenugui included）
Sat 17th 11am（NEW TIME!） Workshop: Making accessories out of Tenugui $25pp
1pm Workshop: Tenugui origami $25pp
＊Only limited seats are available. Advanced bookings are essential for the workshops and dinner on 16th & 17th. To book or for inquiries please contact: 【firstname.lastname@example.org】
A stunning new style of origami… made with tenugui! You’ll be amazed tenugui can turn into something totally different and useful!
<Date & Time> Fri 16 Sep 1 – 2pm Sat 17 Sep 1 – 2pm
Fee $25pp *including a complimentary Tenugui
Let’s make something fun yet practical from tenugui. You’ll be designed and making your own accessory buttons.
<Date & Time> Fri 16 Sep 3 - 4pm Sat 17 Sep 11 - 12am（NEW TIME!）
Fee: $25 pp *including materials & Tenugui to make accessories
We’re very excited to create this dinner with Kato-san from Kamawanu, to showcase the presentation of a dinner of delicious Minanoie dishes using tenugui. It further expands the universe of Tenugui uses. It’s sure to be a dinner and night to remember, and give you plenty of ideas for dinner parties in the future.
<Date & Time> : Fri 16 Sep 6:30pm -
Fee: $80pp *Special Tenugui included
Workshop: Wrapping with Tenugui
Learn and experience the many ways of wrapping using tenugui. Enjoy learning the many ways to use this super eco-wrapping fabric, as well as great ideas for gift wrapping.
<Date & Time> Thu 15 Sep 6 - 9pm
Free entry *Tenugui purchase required to join in the workshop.
Tenugui is a rectangular piece of hand-dyed fabric that you can use in whatever way takes your fancy. Made with myriad patterns, stories, characters, and styles, it can be a scarf, table runner, tea towel, or interior decor piece to brighten up your day. It’s also a highly versatile tool with a myriad of everyday uses in and around the house, in the outdoors, even camping.
Our tenugui are made by Kamawanu, the leading tenugui maker in Japan. They believe that tenugui are a communication tool between people, the different fabrics and patterns providing a conversation starter to its rich history in Japanese culture. Over the centuries tenugui have been used as a business card, business identity, to wrap things up, as a towel to wipe away sweat and dry things, and even to create something new.
At CIBI, we love how this simple fabric has become woven into cultural history as a simple tool that be used as part of everyday life. Even as you wipe your brow you can enjoy the colour, pattern and history, and the feel of the planet friendly fabric. They have myriad uses, so we keep a supply of them in the house.
MINA NIGHT "Minanoie Boutique Saturday Night Market"
Mina Saturday night market was started in 2013 as an experimental Retail and Food night on a Saturday evening. Our simple idea was “let’s open up our Mina space and share it with the public on an evening occasion”.
Do we call it a market, or do we call it something else? It’s a kind of a market but perhaps it’s just an evening where everyone can call it “home”. Instead of just going out to a restaurant or bar, why not stop in at Mina night on a Saturday evening and enjoy the moment with beautiful products and special Mina food. Sharing our space will be various products from other brands and makers in Melbourne who have a similar vision to us, and are absolutely passionate about what they do!
Mina Night! at Minanoie (everyone’s home) - we look forward to having you all over at our place to enjoy the evening, a place to be inspired and re-energise with all the goodies that are available.
This time at Mina Night, featured friends include Kloke, Tokyobike, Spacecraft, Tarlo & Graham, Honey Fingers, and Mac Forbes Wines – all amazing people we are very excited to see and spend an evening with.
MINA NIGHT "Minanoie Boutique Saturday Night Market"
5-9pm, Saturday 19th March 2016 @ Minanoie (33 Peel St Collingwood)
CIBIMAS Wed night 2nd December
CIBI’s annual xmas shopping event is on with several surprise products just for your xmas! Come and purchase some great gifts for your loved ones and friends. It’s a great way to wrap up your xmas shopping, enjoy a night out, and celebrate the end of 2015.
CIBIMAS "CIBI Xmas shopping night" 5-9pm, 2nd December @CIBI 45 Keele St Collingwood
Mina Night is on again on Saturday 21st, so please join us for an enjoyable evening. We’ll have some summery Japanese food to eat and a wide range of products from brands such as CIBI, Tokyo bike, kloke, Birkenstock, Sunday Ganim, Mac Forbes wine, Honey Fingers locally-produced honey, and lots more on the night.
Minanoie Boutique night market 5-9pm, 21st November 2015 @ Minanoie (33 Peel St Collingwood)
Our online- shop site has been expanded with lots more items to choose from. If you haven’t organized your Xmas shopping yet, save time and check out our on-line store.