The party cut is so ubiquitous in the Chicago suburbs that I had no idea it was weird until I moved out of state and never, ever saw it again. Somehow, the fact that I had never seen it portrayed in a movie or on TV never occurred to me. It also seems strange to me, though, that the author of that pizza book claims Chicagoans don't actually order deep dish pizza. It's certainly not an everyday thing (it's way too filling) but it's definitely not just a tourist thing, either. In my family it was like a meal for special occasions like graduations or little league baseball victories.domino harvey wrote: ↑Sun Aug 05, 2018 5:47 pmAn exhaustive analysis of the pizza scene from Home Alone
EDIT: Party cut?? What the fuck, Chicagoeans, explain yourself
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Some pizza parlors (do people still say that?) in Texas offer the party cut too.
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There's a chain here, Ledo, that does square cuts, but the pizzas are rectangular, so it makes sense
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Square cuts are called party cuts? Weird, I remember Pizza Hut or some other chain offering that in PA.
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Yeah, pizza hut did party cuts here in Canada, too (or at least southwestern Ontario). I only ever saw them at birthdays.
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Donato's, which I think is based in Ohio (at least, that's where I've seen them), cuts all their pizza like that (though I've never heard it called a "party cut"). I kinda like it, since it essentially makes pizza bite size. Of course, it only really works with thin crust pizza which is already an abomination in and of itself so who cares how you cut it.