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 >>
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.
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