The chocolatiers at Pizzelle's Confections design elaborate truffles that pair unconventional flavors by blending Venezuelan Chocolates El Rey with ingredients from Alabama businesses, such as Kaffeeklatsch coffee and Blue Pants Brewery beer. Their artisanal small-batch truffles include El Machete—dark-chocolate ganache infused with cayenne pepper, vanilla, and cinnamon—and Holy Trinity, which tops dark chocolate with cacao nibs and sea salt.
The instructors at Tiger-Rock Martial Arts have set out to engineer the perfect martial-arts workout, and they think they’ve done it. The secret formula samples traditional ho-am tae kwon do, han mu do, and personal-safety techniques for a curriculum that emphasizes fitness and self-defense. Tiger-Rock's teachers are certified in CPR and first aid, and they work with everyone from young kids to adults.
Even the darkest corners and crevices can’t hide from the lights at Tallahassee Lighting. With indoor and outdoor lighting fixtures from brands such as Golden, Craftmade, and Casablanca Fan Co., their crew appoints homes with stylish and functional décor. Their inventory includes fixtures such as indoor lights and chandeliers, outdoor lanterns, table and floor lamps, ceiling fans, and home decorum such as mirrors and clocks.
Rooted in Tallahassee for 35 years, Bedfellows has long outfitted customers with accessories and décor for both home and body. Dry slow-evaporating liquids with one of Matouk's Guesthouse terrycloth bath towels ($29), made from two-ply yarns of long staple cotton. Limbs acquire an alluring fragrance thanks to Thymes body lotions ($22.50), and a Creative Candles cocktail gift set ($25) establishes a mood-lit atmosphere in which to Boggle. Thymes ($16.50) or Claire Burke ($12.50) room sprays inject intriguing aromas into any space so that guests can never detect that one's home is a renovated wet-dog farm.