Chef Anthony Ricco

October 15, 2014

Anthony Ricco was born and raised in Brooklyn. Growing up in an Italian family, his curiosity in cooking was piqued at a young age by his grandmother’s love of cooking. He transitioned from construction work to his first position at China Grill Restaurant, which proved to be the stepping stone for an exciting culinary career. [...]

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Ramen Fest Chicago!

October 14, 2014

We can’t wait to cheer on the chefs at Ramen Fest Chicago on November 8th! http://www.ramenfestchicago.com/ http://urbanbellychicago.com/    

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October 14, 2014

Where Korin’s knife sharpener practices while training under Japan’s number 1 sharpener, Master Mizuyama.

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The eki-ben!

October 13, 2014

What is the best part of traveling around Japan via shinsansen (bullet train)? The eki-ben of course!! Eki-ben are bento box meals that are sold in railway stations throughout Japan. Eki-ben often contain local specialties from the region in which they are sold.

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Unagisaki are knives specially used to cut eel

October 9, 2014

Unagisaki are knives specially used to cut eel. The blade has a straight 45 degree angle to create a sharp tip for piercing and slicing the entire length of the eel in one continuous motion. The short and angled handle makes it easier to grip and allow users to hold it against the palm of [...]

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Sake-steamed Sea Bream Milt from Kyoto’s famed Kikunoi Restaurant by Chef Murata

October 8, 2014

Sake-steamed Sea Bream Milt from Kyoto’s famed Kikunoi Restaurant by Chef Murata. Sea cucumber (the orange puree) and sea bream spawn only once a year in spring, so their roe and milt are available very fleetingly. This dish embodies the Japanese expression of “Ichigo ichie,” meaning “treasure everything meeting, for it will never happen again.”

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Chef Herb Wilson

October 8, 2014

Herb Wilson made a name for himself early working with Chefs Patrick Clark and Larry Forgione, before traveling abroad to work at the Michelin three star restaurants Gerard Pangaud and Le Freres Troisgros in Paris. Returning to New York, he became the executive chef of Le Refuge. In 1996 he opened Bambou, a Caribbean concept [...]

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Misono come to KORIN

October 7, 2014

Thank you all for joining us at this year’s Misono event! Make sure to follow us @KorinKnives on facebook, instagram, twitter & subscribe to our e-newsletter for upcoming events! Mr. Shimizu (President of Misono) test for a knife’s sharpness.

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Tomorrow Misono Comes to Korin

October 3, 2014

Tomorrow Misono Comes to Korin! Special 3 Day Event! 10/4 – 10/6 from 2-5pm in our NYC showroom (57 Warren Street, NY). 15% off Misono Knives and President of Misono, Toru Shimizu will personally initial sharpen all Misono knives purchased for free. Also, special in-store ONLY: We will be raffling off 5 knives everyday. Raffle [...]

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Thanks for stopping by Chef Sang Yoon!

October 1, 2014

Thanks for stopping by Chef Sang Yoon!

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