Northwestern Cutlery , “The Candy Store for Cooks”, caters to anyone who loves to cook. Knife sharpening is our specialty and we have been at it at 810 W Lake in Chicago since 1975. Northwestern Cutlery has evolved into a full service store for professional and amateur cooks alike. stop in and have your knives sharpened while you wait. While waiting, pickup that hard to find gadget, or add to your cutlery and cookware collection. If you’re looking for that perfect edge and can part with your knife for a day or two, we’ll hand sharpen your knife to perfection.