Herbert Glaser

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2014

    Video: Does This Upper East Side Bakery Have the City's Black and White Cookies?

    Glaser's Bake Shop (1670 First Avenue) on the Upper East Side has been family-run for three generations, and people flock to the bakery for its black and white cookies. "I'm not going to argue with them," laughs Herbert Glaser, a third-generation baker, when told of the superlative claims that the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2014

    The Best Black and Whites in NYC Are at a 112-Year-Old Bake Shop

    It's late afternoon on the Upper East Side and Herbert Glaser is hard at work upholding his family's legacy, one apple turnover at a time. The third generation owner of Glaser's Bake Shop (1670 First Avenue, 212-289-2562), he follows many of the same recipes his father first used 112 years ago.

  • News

    November 20, 2007

    Elevator Diplomacy

    Yankee Stadium gets a walkway, a politician gets a big donation, and you get a fat bill