The list author says: "New York City has become the premier location in the world for finding artisanal chocolate. No other city offers such diversity and quality in terms of chocolate products. After profiling more than 50 different chocolate shops, we have come to find that no matter what your preference is, you'll find something to suit your tastes here. This list will take you through some of the essentials for discovering many of the chocolate secrets NYC has to offer."
"Every chocolate shop in Manhattan below (34th street) as well as 8 shops in Brooklyn organized into 11 walking tours. So much chocolate, so little time. Each shop is mapped and profiled. Search less and eat more."