For foodies, there is no more fetishized object than the chef’s knife. You can have all the fancy gadgetry and appliances in the world, but all you really need is a really good knife to change your whole kitchen experience around. This gorgeous chef’s knife was designed by the world famous Ken Onion, and the quality is as evident in the beauty of the object as it is in its usefulness.
Watch out for imitations, because the design of this knife is patent-pending. The design features a specially angled curved bolster and specially shaped handle, which is meant to fit perfectly into the palm and release arm tension. That’s right, a knife that reduces tension. What more could you ask for? How about a beautifully water-resistant Pakkawood handle? Check. The 8-inch Damascus blade even has an extra curve to it so that it will slide beautifully against your cutting board. Don’t let the $200 price tag be a deterrent, this is a knife that will last a lifetime, and then some/