MAC knives are replacing some of the better known cutlery in some of the top kitchens. French Laundry, Per Se and Hawks Restaurant chefs have switched because chefs say they like the feel and balance of the Japanese made knives sold by Harold Arimoto in Sacramento, Calif. "It's almost like a baseball mitt. You find a knife you like and you want to keep it. Balance is very important, the way it feels in your hand," said French Laundry chef Thomas Keller.
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