What Kind of Kitchen Knife Block Set Should I Buy?

by george January 21, 2015

Picking a knife set isn’t complicated. The smaller sets mostly include knives that are essential for every kitchen. As the sets get bigger, they begin to include more and more knifes that are designed for very specific purposes. Which foods do you eat most often? To pick the block set that will perfectly fit your needs, […]

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Chef’s Knives vs. Santoku Knives!

by george December 21, 2014

I hear this question all the time from our customers – what is the difference between a chef’s knife and a santoku knife? Why would someone want one vs. the other? In this blog, I’ll lay out the basic functional differences between the shape of the chef’s knife and the shape of the santoku knife and […]

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How Do I Keep My Kitchen Knives Sharp for Longer?

by george October 23, 2014

When you invest in a high-quality kitchen knife, you want it to last for a long time. Most of the brands we carry at come with lifetime warranties, but every kitchen knife still requires a little regular maintenance to keep its blade sharp and useful. After all, you can’t slice vegetables with a butter […]

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10 Thursdays ’til Christmas – Bakers & Roasters!

by george October 16, 2014

Bakers on your list will enjoy some sweet baking tools …10 ThursDAYS ’til Christmas. With colder weather and shorter days, seems like it’s the right time to fill the house with delicious baking aroma. And, give the bakers on your holiday gift lists some sweet tools!  That’s right, only 10 more ThursDAYS ’til Christmas.

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What Makes All-Clad d5 Brushed Cookware Special?

by george July 16, 2014

Why is All-Clad d5 brushed cookware so special? If you’re not familiar with it, d5 brushed stainless steel cookware is one of the newest cookware lines from All-Clad. It’s designed to have incredibly fast and even heating along with an attractive brushed stainless steel exterior.

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Why Does Everyone Want a Vitamix?

by george June 6, 2014

A Vitamix blender is more than just an average blender. Vitamix machines are renowned as the world’s most versatile and durable blenders. What sets them apart from the competition?

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John Boos Cutting Boards Guide

by george April 18, 2014

John Boos cutting boards and butcher blocks come in a variety of shapes and styles. Between all of their styles and series of cutting boards, there are some differences that make certain ones better for your particular needs. In this blog I’ll review each series of cutting boards and explain their general characteristics and which type […]

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Free Shipping on the BEST Deals as Low as $14.95 are Available Now!

by george January 22, 2014

Have you seen this week’s sale with free shipping on every item and top brands as low as $14.95 at If you haven’t, be sure to take a look! We collected the best new deals at up to 75% off your favorite brands such as All-Clad, Henckels, Wusthof, Swiss Diamond, Calphalon, CIA, and more. Not only […]

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Save $155 on Wusthof Classic 2-Piece Carving Set for the Holiday Season!

by george November 12, 2013

We’ve got an incredible deal just in time for the holidays here at Until the end of December, the Wusthof Classic 2-piece hollow-ground carving set is on sale for only $119.95! That’s $155 dollars off of the suggested retail price! Pick up this great deal before it ends.

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Staub Cast Iron Skillets and George’s Perfectly Easy Pancake Recipe

by george March 13, 2013

Here at MetroKitchen we started carrying a bunch of Staub enameled cast iron skillets and frying pans recently.  Made in France, these high-quality Staub frying pans are made from enameled cast iron and have a lifetime warranty. Since I’ve been using one at home on the weekends with great success, I decided to share my […]

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