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July 1, 2016

Sori Yanagi Ice Cream Spoon — "Designed to feel smooth when you put it in your mouth"


I featured this wonderful stainless steel spoon back in 2011 and again — inexplicably — only a year later, in 2012.

Both times I extolled its merits as a superb ice cream spoon, the purpose for which Sori Yanagi created it in 1974.

I've had mine for at least 10 years and they still look as if they just arrived today.

Praised as a "Super Normal" object by Jasper Morrison and Naoto Fukasawa.

Over the intervening four years I've come to realize that I eat far more soft cheese than ice cream, and a year or so ago it dawned on me that using this spoon for such cheese is much better than a bespoke soft cheese knife or ordinary teaspoon.

Maybe I'll forward this post to the manufacturer of these spoons: perhaps they'd want to add soft cheese to the items best tasted with it.

Excellent for custard, pudding, and yogurt as well.

Apiece, $4.50.


Set of six: $29.59.

July 1, 2016 at 08:01 AM | Permalink


So this hasn't got anything to do with anything - not spoons, or time voyages, or USB cables, or deer, or sterile toilets. Nothing at all.

I'm parking this here because I watched it and was astonished at it, and it's fun to watch, and, because, well, they're so cuuuute.

Posted by: Flautist | Jul 1, 2016 11:06:39 PM

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