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    Aritsugu

    “Beauty in Daily-life Items” – Ultimate craftsmanship born from the Kyoto’s Food Market

    Aritsugu is a world famous producer of cooking knives.  Internationally renowned chefs from around the world come to Aritsugu to look for the best of the best knives.  They originally started over 450 years ago as a sword smith that served the imperial court.  Based on their long-succeeded tradition, today they offer about 400 knives for 50 different purposes.  The longer you use the knife, the smoother and easy to use it becomes with a fine sharpness.  Besides their distinctive knives, Aritsugu also produces copper pots and grating boards all of which are made by prominent craftspeople.  What catches people’s eyes in their shop is cute looking metal cookie cutters used for making vegetables and cookie dough into pretty forms.  There are over 50 different designs.  Double-sided graters and shallow pans made of copper are also very reliable and popular.  Using the very best cooking items in your daily cooking will bring surely add joy to your life.

    Translation to English by AD BRAIN INC.
    Fujin-gaho,January issue,2012

    INFORMATION

    Name Aritsugu
    Address 219 Kajiya-cho, Nishikikoji-dori Gokomachi-nishi-iru, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto
    Tel 075‐221‐1091
    Hours 9:00-17:30
    Closed
    Resevation
    URL http://www.kyoto-nishiki.or.jp/stores/aritsugu/index.html
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