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Buying a Santoku knife...please recommend a brand.nm.

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    farmersdaughter

    I have a Wustof grand prix santoku, which I love, but see my post above regarding the LA Times review of Japanese knives in last week's Food section.

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    1. re: farmersdaughter
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      wow i'm a dog

      i have a wustof, too. it's my favorite knife. ever.

      1. re: farmersdaughter

        Another vote for Wustof. Love it!

      2. if you're going to get a japanese knife, maybe you should consider a japanese brand. i think mac knives are fantastic because they are very sharp and relatively easy to maintain. i think the mac santoku knife also won an award from America's Test Kitchen. i use it all the time and think it's a great knife.

        Link: http://www.macknife.com/index.html

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        1. re: cornflower

          Mac Mac Mac!

          (Yes, I like Mac knives.)

          I think they're both fantastic and the best value I've seen in Japanese knives.

        2. Mine is a Wustof Trident Classic - the line that's a little less expensive than the Wustof Grand Prix - and I love it. I find that I reach for it in place of either of my Chef's knives (also Wustof Classic) nearly all the time now, except when I want to use a rocking motion for a particular cutting job.

          1. The LA Times article is still available, so read it while you can. Site does require registration.

            Link: http://www.latimes.com/features/food/...

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            1. re: muD
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              wow i'm a dog

              to avoid registering (or as they say "to bypass compulsory web registration) at la times (or anywhere), click the link below for access. it works!

              Link: http://www.bugmenot.com/