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Milk Street Kitchin-tan™ Japanese-Style Utility Knife
$69.95
The Perfect In-Between Knife for Big and Small Jobs

All-Purpose Size

The 5½-inch blade works for big and small tasks alike.

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The perfectly flat blade slices cleanly and accurately.

Safety First

The broad blade and rounded tip keep fingers safe.

Stainless and Rust Proof

The 1.4116 German steel is impervious to rust.

Confident Grip

The ergonomic polymer handle fits all hands.

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Perfectly Sized to Pinch Hit for Almost Any Job

When a paring knife is too small and chef’s knife too big, the 5½-inch blade does it all.
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Large Enough to Chop, Small Enough To Peel

If you’ve tried to peel garlic with a chef’s knife, you know what we mean. Use the same knife for peeling and chopping.
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Exceptionally Thin Blade Makes for Effortless Slices

At 1.5 millimeters thick at the spine, the blade is thin enough for the finest cuts and stiff enough for serious knife work.
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Make More Precise Cuts During Your Prep Work

The thin blade and unique handle design make accurate cuts easy.
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This Handle is More Comfortable—AND Safer!

The “lock in” handle fits any hand size for a more confident grip so it won’t turn in use or slide off an ingredient.
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File Pattern on the Blade Helps with a Tight Grip

An etched pattern embossed into the blade acts as a grippy, tactile point for the thumb and index finger to grasp securely.
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Designed with Safety in Mind.

The knife’s rounded tip and tall blades keep fingers safe.

Testimonials

LIGHTWEIGHT KNIFE DOES HEAVYWEIGHT WORK.

LIGHTWEIGHT KNIFE DOES HEAVYWEIGHT WORK.

"Super handy little knife that works as well as my expensive Henkels. I wanted a lighter utility knife for when I’m working in the kitchen, and this is it. I bought another one to give as a present to my daughter’s BFF who is starting out in life and could use a good knife."

LARA F.

THIS WAS A GREAT PURCHASE

THIS WAS A GREAT PURCHASE

"And it has become my go to knife. Highly recommend this."

MARGIE R.

MOST USED KNIFE IN THE KITCHEN

MOST USED KNIFE IN THE KITCHEN

"This knife if perfect for cutting vegetables and fruit and gets used everyday. The weight and balance are perfect in my hand. I love using this knife!"

ALAN Y.

MY GO-TO KNIFE

MY GO-TO KNIFE

"This knives has become my go to knife for my ever day cutting of all kinds of quick prep work. Snacks, sandwiches, breakfast whatever I go for this knife. It is sharp, feels good in my hand it’s light weight and even though it’s not a chef knife the balance allows you to do so much cutting with it. I love it."

MELISSA S.

MY NEW FAVORITE KNIFE!

MY NEW FAVORITE KNIFE!

"My new favorite knife!"

MARY M.

AWESOME AND VERSATILE KNIFE!

AWESOME AND VERSATILE KNIFE!

"This knife is awesome and has quickly become a kitchen fave for me and my hubby."

KATE O.

IT’S MY NEW FAVORITE!

IT’S MY NEW FAVORITE!

"I love how sharp it is; how thin I can slice cabbage, tomatoes, onions; keeps its sharp edge; it has nice balance. It’s the first knife I reach for now."

CHARLENE T.

I LOVE THIS KNIFE

I LOVE THIS KNIFE

"This knife has a comfortable grip, cuts like a dream, great length, and doesn't have the tip which helps the knife to feel stable in your hand."

JENNIFER R.

I’M SOLD

I’M SOLD

"I have nerve damage in my right hand and forearm and this knife is thinner and weighs less than my others and is much easier to work with. I'm sold."

GWENN G.

PERFECT SIZE

PERFECT SIZE

"I love the way this knife feels in my hand. It really is the perfect size for the majority of kitchen jobs and has quickly become the knife I reach for most often."

MARGARET C.

Customer Reviews