Established in 1943, Mondel Chocolates is one of New York City’s best loved chocolatiers. Popular with everyone from Columbia University students to celebrities, the small store is packed with every kind of chocolate imaginable. Among the store’s most popular items are turtles, made of chocolate, nuts, and caramel, as well as buttercrunch, a combination of toffee, chocolate, and almonds. The store also sells an assortment of truffles, including the hazelnut-flavored figaro, cordials, chews and sugar-free treats. Gift boxes, marzipan and fudge round out the shop’s selection.