4007 Farnam St.
Owner Joel Marsh uses a filtration system to emulate New York City tap water to make his New York-style pizza. Noli’s offers traditional pies and artisan flare with local and seasonal ingredients. The gourmet special is the DiManzo featuring filet mignon, a gorgonzola white wine sauce, balsamic glazed, caramelized onions, fresh basil and portabella ($28). The Liguriano is a specialty pie topped with sausage, Kalamata olives, goat cheese, portabella and pesto sauce ($22). The pizzeria also showcases its build-to-order salads with house-made dressings with an option of “Pick 3” or “Pick 5” ingredients in small and large sizes. For dessert, Noli’s Spumoni with split sour cherry, pistachio and chocolate chunk is a custom-flavored ice cream in collaboration with a local creamery.
513 E. Oglethorpe Ln. #P
The family-owned and -operated pizzeria garners local and regional media attention over its New Jersey-style pizzas, subs and pastas. There are a dozen pizzas listed in whole 18-inch pies or jumbo slices. The White Tomato Basil Pizza is topped with mozzarella, oil and garlic ($18.95). Its menu also features a dozen hot and cold subs, like the Baked Salami & Provolone Sub ($7.95). Mimi’s Sauce spotlights the pizzeria’s pastas, including Baked Manicotti, Jumbo Cheese Ravioli and Gnocchi ($8.95).
Hersh’s Pizza & Drink
1843 Light St.
From ricotta, mozzarella and crème fraiche to sausage, pastas and focaccia, Hersh’s owners Josh and Stephanie Hershkovitz are committed to making everything in house. The menu focuses on Neapolitan-style pizza, Italian small plates, pasta, highlighted entrees and extensive wine, craft beer and cocktails lists. Hersh’s nine wood-fired pizzas are uncut. The Kale & Pistachio is topped with fontina, garlic, red pepper flakes and Pecorino Romano ($13.50). Il Fiore pairs zucchini and zucchini flowers with ricotta, garlic and grana padano ($15). Hersh’s also offers a Sunday brunch program featuring a Breakfast Sammy with house-made bagels, Chicken & Waffles, and Wood-fired Pancakes with Strawberries, as well as its full pizza menu.