Food Menu

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Wood-Fired Shrimp 12
smoked paprika, Calabrian chilis, extra virgin olive oil, brandy & toasted ciabatta

Meatballs 11
pork & lamb meatballs, whipped housemade ricotta & marinara

Burrata 11
wood-fired oregano-roasted tomato, basil pesto, aged balsamic & toasted ciabatta

Hersh’s Crostini 9
tomato gastrique, caramelized onions, sharp provolone on housemade focaccia

Crispy Cauliflower 9
parsley-caper sauce, golden raisins & toasted pine nuts

Fried Calamari 10
pickled peppers, fennel garlic sauce

Wood-Fired Octopus 12
crispy chickpeas, romesco, smoked salt, dried lemon


Autumn Salad 10
local apples, toasted walnuts, whipped feta, butter lettuce, red onion & maple champagne vinaigrette

Caesar 10
nobody does it better….romaine, our almost famous caesar dressing, parmigiano & ciabatta croutons


Hazelnut Crusted Salmon 26
crispy brussels sprouts, marsala cream sauce

Braised Lamb Shank 16
goat cheese polenta, olive tapenade

Short Rib Risotto 21
48-hour braised short rib, shallots, risotto, short rib demi-glace

Housemade Pasta

Butternut Squash Gnocchi 26
parmigiano-braised heritage pork shoulder, shallots, fish pepper & sage

Cavatelli 26
lamb ragu, basil pesto, mint, olives, carrots

Pappardelle 24
toasted pistachio, white wine, lemon, parsley & crushed red pepper

Spaghetti Carbonara 26
crispy guanciale bacon, egg, pecorino,
parmigiano & black pepper

Tagliolini 26
shrimp, baby spinach, crushed red pepper & Calabrian chili peppers in a spicy tomato sauce

gluten-free option available for all pasta except gnocchi


Red Pies

La Bestia housemade ricotta, housemade ‘nduja Calabrian sausage, parmigiano, baby spinach & red onion 17

The Big V cremini mushrooms, olives, house-pickled hot peppers, arugula, garlic 17

The Salami Maker’s Girlfriend pepperoni, soppressata, parmigiano, black pepper, hot honey 17

Margherita housemade mozzarella, fresh basil, parmigiano, olive oil 17

Pepperoni-oni housemade mozzarella, hot peppers, aged balsamic 18

Salsiccia housemade sausage & mozzarella, soppressata, roasted red peppers, provolone & parmigiano 19

White Pies

Il Bianco garlic, cream & basil lemon sauce with pecorino, mozzarella, provolone 17

Da Funky Funghi a slightly-modified Hersh’s classic…all the mushrooms, chèvre, fontina, pecorino & sherry thyme vinaigrette 17

Kale & Pistachio fontina, pecorino, garlic, crushed red pepper 17

Pepe’s Clam Pie mozzarella, parmigiano, pecorino, olive oil, garlic, lemon 18


Arugula 2 Cremini Mushrooms 2.5
House-pickled Hot Peppers 2.5
Olives 2 Pepperoni 3 Prosciutto 3.5 
Really Nice White Anchovies 3 Red Onion 1.5
Housemade Sausage 3.5 Soppressata 3


Cinnamon Apple Cake 8
wood-fired apples & brown sugar ice cream

Crème Brûlée 8
butterscotch decadence

The Hersh Bar 9
hazelnut, house caramel, chocolate crisps, graham cracker

Hersh’s Housemade Ice Cream 7
brown sugar
cherry chocolate

Drinkable Desserts

Amaro Caldo 12
Amaro Nonino Quintessentia, hot water, and lemon

Earl Grey Hot Toddy 13
bourbon, Earl Grey honey, allspice dram, and lemon with a Laphroaig Scotch rinse

Hot Oaxacan 14
house hot chocolate spiked with mezcal and chili liqueur