Strange I never knew that Global's had ("The handle, which is covered with small divots, is filled with sand to give it balance and a substantial feel,” Pitblado says.) Is that true?This is so sad on so many counts... http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/home_blog/2011/12/shopping-for-knives.html
This was the line that got me. *** is she talking about?! Journalists are so gullible -- I think this Lyon person was screwing with the writer (Mary McVean?). He could have said something like, "I only use carbon steel on spring vegetables -- they're less acidic; while the stainless steel is used for fall melons from our fair trade purveyor. Organic. Free range. Soy, even."The Global is a great knife for vegetarians, Lyon says.