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Little Nero’s Pizza or Easy Street Pizza

by John Wroblewski

Dec 28, 2023

© Easy Street Pizza

In Home Alone, the McCallister family orders pizza from Little Nero’s Pizza. That place is fictional, but Easy Street Pizza in Park Ridge, Illinois, made it a reality for December.

Easy Street Pizza

© Easy Street Pizza

Located just northwest of Chicago, Easy Street Pizza is one of my favorite pizza spots. For the holiday season, though, I followed the lead of the McCallister family, enjoying Little Nero’s pizza — although I didn’t order ten of them.

Easy Street Pizza

© Easy Street Pizza

Easy Street Pizza

© Easy Street Pizza

The transformation to Little Nero’s Pizza includes Home Alone-themed dishes, including Kevin’s Fried Chicken Mac and Cheese and toasted ravioli, Kevin’s homemade sundaes, Wet Bandits Hot Chocolate and more. They even have Little Nero’s pizza boxes for carry-out and delivery. Of course, you could still order off the regular menu. I usually get the shredded chicken pizza, but I couldn’t resist joining the fun.

Easy Street Pizza

© Easy Street Pizza

Home Alone does have a Chicago-area connection, as some of it was filmed just north of Chicago. Easy Street did a fantastic job of bringing Home Alone back to the area.

Easy Street Pizza

© Easy Street Pizza

— John Wroblewski, online writer

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