Like death and taxes, hangovers are one of life’s few certainties. Now that bars around the world are finally reopening their doors, we’re all getting acquainted with those morning-after pains. The only small upside of a throbbing headache is the fact that it’s typically followed by an overflowing plate of greasy food and a colossal mug of piping-hot coffee. Everyone’s got a hangover cure they swear by – whether it’s the entire McDonald’s breakfast menu or a boozy brunch spread. (Hey, there’s nothing wrong with a little hair of the dog.)
Ready to up your hangover cure game and put an end to that throbbing headache? We have the anecdote, thanks to some of the best chefs in the world. You see, we asked them for their all-time favorite hangover cures, and they delivered with delicious recommendations that range from pho and dim sum to birria and leche de tigre. Keep these recs handy for the next time you have one too many.
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