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Rasp-Style Graters

We love the Microplane Classic, but it’s not the only rasp around anymore. Can any of the newcomers top our old favorite?

What We Learned

We use rasp-style graters to zest citrus fruits and grate hard cheeses, ginger, shallots, garlic, nutmeg, and more. One manufacturer has ruled the fine-grating roost for years—heck, it invented the game. Grace Manufacturing, the parent company of Microplane, pioneered and patented a special photographic chemical etching process that creates razor-sharp grating teeth. The company ini...