NOT far from Waseda University in Tokyo, around the corner from a 7-Eleven, down a tidy alley, lies a ramen shop that doesn’t look like a ramen shop. In fact, Ganko, as it’s called, doesn’t look like anything at all. There’s no sign, no windows, only a raggedy black tarp set like a tent against a tiled wall, with a white animal bone dangling from a chain to signal (somehow) what lies within. [MORE]
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I usually take my cutlery to the local gourmet shop twice a year but I’m tied to the once-a-month schedule that the mobile sharpening service has.
Never really thought about sending my steel to someone via UPS but it definitely would make it easier to schedule! Having a sharp knife not only makes the job easier it actually has been found to make it SAFER since you have more control and use less force.
Do yourself a favor & keep your knives as sharp as you can and make sure to use a honing steel before each use!