I like to have a nice set of steak knives that can also double as good, sharp anytime knives and these, up top, are my splurge pick (the white handled ones are here). Really a small kitchen knife from Spain, these kill it in the kitchen and at the table. Nice description here and a few more picks below:
"This is a piece made for longevity by a third-generation knife smith in the small town of Solsona, Spain, not far from Barcelona. Each blade is hand-fashioned from high-quality stainless steel, set with an ebony handle, and stamped.