Item: Cristel "L" 8.7-inch Brushed Stainless Steel Fry Pan
Price: $179.99; lids and handles sold separately
Overall Impression: A multi-functional, premium-quality pan that elegantly moves from storage to cooktop (or oven) to table.
Cristel cookware has long been available in France, and the company is finally entering the American market with its "L" line of pots and pans featuring removable handles. The collection includes stewpots, skillets, stockpots, and sauté pans, and we recently tested the 8.7-inch pan.