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Describe the Ken Onion Shun Knives in as few words as possible: Sturdy, Slick, Sharp, and Downright Sick
My manager at work alerted me to an amazing knife deal and I managed to score 8 Ken Onion Shun knives and the honing steel for almost 65% off retail price. I would never buy these knives at full retail cost, that’s just crazy, but the deal was too good to pass up.
The set included the following Ken Onion Series Shuns:
6″ Chef Knife
4″ Chef Knife
5″ Serrated Utility Knife
9″ Slicing Knife
3″ Paring Knife
Ready, Set, Eat!
What a weekend it was! I flew my friends Stu and Kurtis over from New Jersey to Chicago to show them what Chicago food is all about. It was their first time visiting the city and aside from what they knew from watching the Chicago episode of No Reservations…they had no prior knowledge about the city. Most travelers who visit an unfamiliar town indulge in sight seeing, exploring, and eating, in this case with my friends, they didn’t give a rat’s ass about sightseeing and exploring, they wanted …
So there you are, at a dimly-lit restaurant, taking pictures of the food as it is served to you. You go home to upload the pictures and what do you get? Either a washed out picture from the bright flash, or a dark picture that looks grainy (lots of noise!). Honestly, those hand-held compact cameras are lousy when it comes to taking pictures in low light. While a dSLR camera might just be the solution, it’s bulky and inconvenient to lug around. Well, not to fear because the Canon S90 …