Holiday Gift Guide 2011: a handmade Japanese blade that will outdo any Ginsu
This Konsuke HD Gyuoto 210 eight-inch chef’s knife is semi-stainless steel and expertly weighted, fashioned by a company that’s been making knives since 1932. For those accustomed to moulded black North American models, the straight Japanese handle takes getting used to, but the tomatoes won’t know what hit ’em. Click here to see 18 other presents we picked out for the at-home butcher, baker and boozer »
Available at Tosho Knife Arts (602 Markham St., 647-722-6329).