11 Chefs Share Their Best Hangover Cures
Shhhhh, shh. It’s all right, we know that you’ve had a rough night. We’ll make this easy for you: here are tips from 11 chefs on their tried-and-true methods for curing your hangover. They know what they’re talking about. They’re chefs. It’s their life. Follow their instructions, and everything will be all right. (Those drunk ex-sexts, though, they can’t help you with. You’re on your own.)
The Hot Brown. "I think the best part is that we expected it to really suck...[but] the Hot Brown took me down."
The Braiser, November 21, 2012
Instant Ramen: "It's high in sodium, which your body needs after a night of drinking."
"Late Night Eats," Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, August 10, 2010
"Pretty simple -- just water and Advil!"
Details Magazine, May 2012
"I do occasionally overindulge, especially at this time of year when I like to gather together my head chefs for a well-earned Christmas drink. I'll get a cab home, safe in the knowledge that Tana (my wife) will have bought in all the ingredients for a
kedgeree to fend off the next morning's hangover. It's the best, as the slight stodginess soaks up any remaining Southern Comfort. It's not a 100 per cent cure, but then we're supposed to suffer a little... aren't we?"
The Korean soup
buddae jjigae features prominently as the family's preferred hangover cure on the Vongerichten's television show The Kimchi Chronicles.
"Best hangover cure? A beer."
Cooking With Emeril, December 9. 2010
The Lipitor Special: "A sammy with two kinds of meat, two kinds of eggs (mayo, y’all), and a slice of cheese for good measure? You should be in cardiac arrest just reading that."
Maxim, The 2010 Maxim Food Awards
Eggs in Purgatory recipe. I’m not saying that New Year’s Day has to mean you have a hangover, but after that evening of almost-enforced carousing, this dish of eggs cooked in a fiery tomato sauce can feel like heaven."
The Daily Mail, December 29, 2012
Egg-in-the-hole, featuring a donut. "If this dish isn't perfect for [Valentine's Day], it makes a hell of a hangover cure too."
CNN, February 13, 2012
"After a late night of fun, Boulud likes to 'exercise' to avoid the hangover. And then he likes to 'exercise' again in the morning. And that 'exercise'? He says it 'can happen in bed.'
Ahhh, we get it."
Grub Street, October 21, 2011
“Roll a really good joint and huff that before you get out of bed. Then have a cold Coca-Cola. Then have something like cold Kung Pao chicken or some very spicy leftovers. The trilogy of opulence.”
Washingtonian, November 9, 2007