We have a gnawing desire to sink our fangs into you.
What: Truffles and chocolate bars ($4-$18) that bite back. The S.C. company amps up delectable single-origin Colombian cocoa with candied ginger, peanut butter, chipotle, apples, and more.
Why: Don’t underestimate the capsaicin levels. We recommend the cinnamon-apple and caramel for the meek of tongue.
Where: Online at sweeteethchocolate.com.
One’s Best Boy
What: Androgynous cotton scarves and tees ($38-$55) printed with black-and-white vintage graphics. Bodybuilders or wildlife looks cool without being creepy, but there’re also skulls in wigs if you swing that way.
Why: We usually go for the best man, but we’ll settle.
Where: Online at oldgoldboutique.com.
What: Knit koozies ($8) to decorate your potion of choice. They stretch to fit any bottle or can and come in a party of stripes, wild patterns, animals, flags, and symbols.
never time to retire your Pi Beta Delta Epsilon Crawfish Boil ’01 foam beer holder.
Where: Online at edgeofurge.com.
What: Layers of polished, tropical fiesta-hued wood give the knives ($45-$179) a pretty, cartographic appeal.
Why: Their business ends mean business; Japanese high-carbon stainless steel blades cut to win.
Where: Online at newwestknifeworks.com.
What: If your pickle and relish preference skews sweet, add the Southern delicacies ($5) to your rotation. Garlic, hot peppers, vinegar, and dill prevent the sugar from overpowering.
Why: Wicked pickled okra kills in a Bloody Mary.
Where: Online at wickles.com.
Photo: Courtesy of Sweeteeth