Yagi Houchouten

八木庖丁店   Click to listen highlighted text! 八木庖丁店

(yagi houchou ten)

Yagi Houchouten is a specialty store in Kyoto, Japan that has been providing high-quality cooking tools for over 150 years. Their ancestors were swordsmiths during the Ansei era, around 1854, and served as blacksmiths for Lord Matsudaira of the Kameoka domain. Even after the ban on swords in 1877, Yagi Houchouten continued to provide high-quality cutlery, forged knives, and cooking utensils.

Over the years, Yagi Houchouten has gained a reputation for their exceptional craftsmanship and their products have been used by skilled chefs all over Japan, especially in Kyoto, the birthplace of Japanese cuisine. Their dedication to quality has earned them a loyal following of customers who appreciate their attention to detail and commitment to excellence.

In 2018, Yagi Houchouten underwent a renovation to create a new store that combines their long tradition with the style of a new era. Despite the changes, the store remains committed to providing the same high-quality products and service that their customers have come to expect.

Yagi Houchouten is a store that takes great pride in its history and tradition, but also has a new ambition to become a specialty store of knives and cooking utensils that will be loved by everyone for the next 100 years. The staff at Yagi Houchouten continue to devote themselves every day to achieving this goal, through their dedication to craftsmanship and their commitment to customer satisfaction.

For those who appreciate the art of cooking and the importance of quality tools, Yagi Houchouten is a must-visit destination in Kyoto. With its long history and dedication to excellence, it is a store that has earned its reputation as one of the best in Japan, and it continues to be a leader in the field of cooking utensils and knives.


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