Breaking Eggs in New York City

The Story of Grossingers Bakery and the Family that Built It

by Herbert Grosinger


Formats

Softcover
£12.95
Hardcover
£22.95
Softcover
£12.95

Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 1/13/2022

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 204
ISBN : 9781669806479
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 204
ISBN : 9781669806486

About the Book

In it`s heydey, Grossinger`s Bakery was the one stop shop for Upper West Siders seeking baked goods and traditional European treats. Breaking Eggs tells the story of Hungarian-Jewish immigrants during the depression in NYC and the business that grew into a legendary bakery. To this day, customers and grandchildren of those original customers still pine for the famous Praline ice cream cake created by the author`s father. This book takes you on a journey from recent immigrant to the final days of the bakery`s physical presence on the ever-changing Upper West Side. Step Inside to laugh and learn about running a business in a different time and to hear first person accounts of a bygone era.


About the Author

Herbert Grosinger grew up on the Upper West Side of Manhattan during the 40`s and 50`s and later took over his family`s business in that area. He went from stock broker to bakery owner and continued his family`s legacy.