So we bring you Gastronomista's pocket knife guide for this holiday season::
For the Gentleman of style and distinction: this Laguiole Knife made of Mammoth Ivory & Ebony is absolutely perfect for a quick snack whilst a fierce game of chess. This is quite the classy tool - goes well with top hats and spats.
For the James Bond in training: The Furtivo knife made out of Carbon Fibre. This gorgeous knife is designed by Ora-Ito, and is made by Forge de Laguiole. Essential when you're suddenly in a precarious situation and only your charm (and slick gadgets) can get you out of it.
For the more modest man of distinction, the Shun Large Higo Nokami Gentleman's Knife is a classic addition to a man's wardrobe. Perfect for charming the ladies in the park with cheese and bubbly, or if you a served a steak with a sub-par steak knife.
For the Studying Sommelier: the Chateau Aubrac Horn Corkscrew. When your gent's showing off his curated knowledge of the grapes.
And this one for the ladies: The Peanut Pocket Knife: tool and jewelry all in one - perfection!