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Monthly Archives: December 2016

Season’s Greetings

We wish you, you and your family and friends a Wonderful Holiday and a very Happy New Year! All the Hocho-Knife staff IMPORT JAPAN.COM, INC. Hocho-Knife Sales Teammport,Inc. Florida, USA Kyoto and Hyogo, JAPAN

Why do TOP chefs in New York use Japanese knives?

Reuters reported that Mr. Michael Romano, a joint owner of the high-end restaurant in New York “Union Square Cafe”, reveals that many top chefs use Wa-bocho or Japanese traditional style kitchen knives. The restaurant has been awarded “No.1 Favorite New York Restaurant” by Zagat Survey in 2008, “Best of Award of Excellence” by Wine Spectator 2012-2013 and so on. He …

What Knife should Sushi Chef keep?

A beginner sushi chef was looking for his best knife. “I started to work at a sushi restaurant a few weeks ago and I’m really interested in this kind of work now. My question is what knife should I buy or what brand I should hold for a few years, because I want to buy at …

Best Damascus Knife SET for Perfect Gift

In response to our customers’ request, we’re pleased to announce our customers that the BEST popular line SETs of Sakai Takayuki 33-Layer Damascus series have get available at a reasonable price for a limited period. Chef Knife, Slicer and Petty SET Chef Knife, Kiritsuke Yanagiba and Petty SET Chef Knife and Petty SET Please don’t miss the Best …

Sword Style Damascus Knife with Saya SET

We’re pleased to announce our customers that Sword Style Beautiful Damascus Hammered Knife with Saya SET has get available at a reasonable price for your BEST Gift ! Sakai Takayuki 17-Layer VG10 Damascus Hammered Kiritsuke-Yanagiba(Sashimi) 300mm with Saya SET Sakai Takayuki 33-Layer VG10 Damascus Hammered Kiritsuke-Yanagiba(Sashimi) 270mm with Saya SET The 33-layer and 17-layer Damascus Kiritsuke YANAGIBA(SASHIMI) Knives have …

Highly praised brand in Japan, Glestain

Glestain knives received an enormous amount of support from many professional chefs in the field of Western cuisine in Japan. The name of “Glestain” might sound a name of a maker in Western country but it is an authentic Japanese brand. Norio Negishi, who is the cooking director of the prestigious hotel “Hotel Okura” at …

Sushi & Sashimi Knife Special Coverage

We’re pleased to announce that the special feature page of Sushi / Sashimi knives has been launched. “Sushi Knife” and “Sashimi Knife” refer to “Wa-bocho” or the traditional Japanese style kitchen knives, like “Yanagiba”, “Fuguhiki”, “Deba” and “Usuba(Nakiri)” in a narrow sense. But now they sometimes mean whole Japanese kitchen knives worldwide outside Japan, including Western …

Antler Handle version of Damascus Knives by Sakai Takayuki

The popular brand, Sakai Takayuki, offers Antler Handle (Deer horn handle) version of Damascus Knife series. This blade is crafted out of a 45-layer Damascus Swedish Stainless steel, that has a seriously sharp edge, excellent edge retention and a light center balanced feel. Each knife is hand sharpened to ensure maximum sharpness out of the box. …

Stylish Damascus, MIYAKO series

“MIYAKO” series, pursuing beautility of chef knife itself, represents the hallmark of Japanese kitchen blades.  * The word “MIYAKO” means “the capital” in Japanese. 33 layer Damascus stainless steel is gorgeously used to craft these beautiful cutlery  and matte finish is applied after mirror polishing to achieve a subtle luster. The expert’s technique by skilled craftmen …

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