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Kitchen Knife Comparison Guide

With so many brands and all their different collections of knives, it can be difficult to choose the best sometimes.  We’re often called to compare brands, collections, knife sets, or even individual knives.  We’ll collect and present these here in our kitchen knife comparison guide for everyone to view.

Kitchen Knife Collections

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Cangshan Knife Review & Comparison

Cangshan makes beautiful knives.  They’ve even won numerous Red Dot Design awards for sleek, modern designs.  We compare 23 of the designs in their collection and specifically call out the our top 4 favorite designs.  

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Dalstrong Knife Review & Comparison

Dalstrong is an up-and-coming knife manufacture with lots of great knife collections to choose from at an affordable price-point.  Check out BladeAdvisor’s assessment of their Shogun, Phantom, Gladiator, Shadow Black, and Omega Series knives.

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Global Knife Review & Comparison

Global is a World-Class Japanese knife maker with an interesting flare in an industrial-looking, all stainless steel collection of kitchen knives.  They have a very modern style, with a great reputation and warranty. 

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Shun Knives Review & Comparison

BladeAdvisor’s complete guide on Shun knives with an emphasis on comparing each of their popular collections.  Head-to-head comparisons between the Classic & Premier, Hiro & Premier, and the Sora & Classic collections are included.

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Victorinox Knives Review & Comparison

We did a complete write-up on our favorite Victorinox knife collections (Swiss Classic, FIbrox Pro, Grand Maitre, Rosewood, and Swiss Modern).  We also wrote reviews on the 3 best knife sets they make.  Check it out today!

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Wusthof Knives Review & Comparison

Our complete review on all of Wusthof’s knife collections, including a head-to-head comparisons between their Classic, Gourmet, Ikon, and Classic Ikon collections of knives. We also have a special Wusthof Legende vs Classic comparison.

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Zwilling Knife Review & Comparison

This page includes a complete review, comparing and contrasting Zwilling’s best kitchen knife series.  It includes details on Zwilling Pro, Four Star, and Professional S knives.  Like most Zwilling knives, they’re great, but what makes them different?  They all look the same.

Kitchen Brand Comparisons

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Zwilling vs Wusthof:  German Knife Showdown

These are the two heavyweights by which German kitchen knife makers are measured.  Both of these high-end knife brands have been around for hundreds of years, making top quality kitchen knives!

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Cangshan vs Wusthof:  Which is Better?

In this head-to-head battle between one of the oldest, most respected knife brands around in Wusthof vs. Cangshan, a relative new-comer making knives in China.  You can save money with Cangshan, but let’s discuss if the knives are any good.

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Dalstrong vs Wusthof:  David vs. Goliath of Knives

This comparison is between “old faithful” and a newcomer.  We all know that Wusthof is a world-class knife maker.  The real question is if Dalstrong has what it takes to knock them off their pedistal and become one of the best themselves.

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Shun vs Miyabi:  2 Great Japanese Knives Compared

As two of the great, and most well-known, Japanese knife brands, Shun and Miyabi are often compared and contrasted against one another.  This page will do exactly this and compare their top knives, quality, and performance.

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Zelite vs Dalstrong:  Which Newcomer is Best?

These are two of the great newcomers on the kitchen knife scene.  Both brands make their knives out of top quality materials and have lots of great options at FANTASTIC PRICING!  So, what’s the rub?  They’re both made in China.  See what we think.   

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Kamikoto vs Shun:  Which Has the Best 3-pc Set?

Both Kamikoto and Shun make great knives, more specifically great “slicing” knives.  Each has a very popular 3-piece Japanese knife set and we’ve set out to determine which is the better set in this head-to-head comparison between the two.

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Chicago Cutlery vs Wusthof

Chicago Cutlery and Wusthof are both well-known knife brands.  They each offer a variety of quality knives and knife sets.  Even though they have many similarities, they also have some differences.  Learn more by reading our full comparison.      

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Wusthof vs Cutco:  Complete Knife Comparison

Wusthof has been around making Western-style knives forever.  Cutco hasn’t been around for that long, but they are some of the oldest American made kitchen knives.  Check out this head-to-head battle where we compare and contrast these two.

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Shun vs Cutco:  They are So Different!

Shun and Cutco are two very different knife brands, yet both are wildly popular among home chefs.  What’s so different about them and why would you choose one over the other?  It depends…read more to find out.

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Dalstrong vs Shun:  Who Has Better Knives?

Two knife manufacturers and two different styles.  While they’re completely different brands, they both have their niche.  We compare the best chef knife, fillet knife, and cleaver from each.  See how we felt about each.

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Yoshihiro vs Shun:  The Best Japanese Slicing Knives

Two of the best Japanese slicing knife companies and their top knives compared all on one page.  Not sure which to buy?  This is a great resource for who does what better, and which brand is stronger in certain styles of knives.

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Chicago Cutlery vs. Henkels Knives

This article compares mid-range kitchen knives for that are affordable for everyone.  Both Chicago Cutlery and Henkels are well-known cutlery brands, and the make great knives, but it’s time to compare and contrast their styles to determine which is better for you.