SwipStix & mussels

SwipStix is a simply perfect utensil for eating morsels like mussels. Bring your own if your favorite resto don’t have them!

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The design of the Swip eating tool was thoughtfully done.

Design

When restaurants came calling about using The Tines as eating tools, Tom realized the time was right to bring his fluid-dynamic eating tongs to the next level. This kindled his long-time desire to make a unifying utensil incorporating the best features of The Tines, spoons, chopsticks, forks and fingers. The goal, to create a well-balanced …

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This twig forerunner to the Swip was made on a camping trip.

The Swip Story

SwipStix™ ergonomic eating tongs were conceived in the wild by a nature-loving Canadian designer who loves to cook. Many moons ago, Tom Littledeer was on a wilderness canoe trip in Northern Quebec. But no one had brought eating utensils. Eager to eat the fish he had caught, he whittled a stick and split it to make rudimentary chopsticks …

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utensil is a major attraction in the kitchen.

Why Chefs Love SwipStix

When a chef has gone to the enormous effort of styling a plate to appeal to the eye as well as the palate, the least we can do is eat the food with the same respect it was prepared. Stabbing is just not on. That’s why chefs appreciate your using the Swip. It selects the …

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The design of the Swip eating tool was thoughtfully done.

Swip Cuisine

Today’s menus call for eating tools that are more nimble than chopsticks and more versatile than forks–tools that elevate the food, not just stab or skewer it. Now that food culture has evolved away from its ethnic roots, and has become cuisine-entertainment, the time is right to add something new to the cutlery tool box. …

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A Brief History of Eating Utensils

Chopsticks are simple, historical eating tools that have not changed much in 3600 years. Chopsticks take some skill to manipulate, but are somewhat limited in their ability to pick up certain foods. Disposable chopsticks are simply not sustainable.   Forks have only been around for a few hundred years. Forks were originally intended to hold meat in place …

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