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Unique/Gourmet Chocolate Advent Calendars in NYC?

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I have a tradition with a friend: we exchange advent calendars every year at Thanksgiving because that's the only time we ever get to see each other. Those generic paper advent calendars with the bland chocolate got old a long time ago and I'm always on the hunt for interesting ones.

Are there any chocolate shops in Manhattan that might have some unique/gourmet advent calendars around the holidays? Or any food markets/gourmet food stores that carry interesting ones? Other than Whole Foods, I find that the only food stores I frequent in NYC are Jewish/Kosher places, so I'm not too familiar with other markets or stores.

Would love some suggestions.

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  1. Probably not as gourmet or unique as you seek, but certainly better than the nasty ones you mention (I still get one of those from my mom each year!) ... I happened to see advent calendars by Neuhaus Chocolates when I was in Macy's earlier in the week.

    1. Moonstruck chocolates has a truffle advent calendar this year. Available online and at chocolate boutiques.

      1. Might be a moot point, but this offers some good leads (only a few NYC-based): http://www.independent.co.uk/life-sty...

        1. http://www.vosgeschocolate.com/produc...

          This is a big budget choice, but a lot of fun to receive or give. Sells out quickly...there's always next time.