"Did I really need to have that last drink?" is an all too common way to wake up on weekends. Whatever the answer may be, you did and now you are hurting as a result. Beat the hangover by getting up and getting out for the "hair of the dog" treatment. Cheap drinks and good eats are the two staged attack you need to help recover quickly.
Some of the world's heaviest drinkers reside in Ireland. Their expertise will come in handy in the Downtown San Diego replica of Tynan's Pub in Dublin. Dublin Square Irish Pub and Grille opens at 8:00am on the weekends to accommodate your need to restore your vitality. A rich breakfast selection includes their Hangover Scramble - Irish bacon, ham, onion, mushroom with corned beef hash and Hollandaise. Pair it with a pint of Uncle Arthur and your day will be back on track in no time at all.
Studio Diner is the 24-hours hangover solution. All day, every day they serve classic diner food like meatloaf, mac & cheese, and beef chili. Beer and comfort food is the solution to quickly end the nausea and rebound for a productive day. Add chili, cheese, or gravy to your fries to boost the calorie count and give yourself some much needed energy.
Sometimes you just can't stomach another drink, even the next day. You want to rely on coffee, water, and a large plate of breakfast to help you get back on track. Crest Café in Hillcrest may be the ideal place to remedy your hangover with their large four egg omelets and French toast. The Hangover is a spicy southwest-inspired omelet which features jalapeños, avocado, and spicy chicken sausage which will help set you straight.
For those who have ended up with a weekday hangover and have the day off of work, Taste & Thirst is open at 11:00am weekdays. They offer Early Bird Happy Hour seven days a week with $10 bottomless mimosas, $4 bloody Mary’s, and $5 double bloody Mary’s. Weekends they open at 8:00am and serve buffalo wings, sandwiches, and tasty wraps.
For a more refined outdoor outing, throw on your sunglasses and go to Babycakes in Hillcrest. Every Saturday and Sunday they open up at 9:00am to serve a decadent plate of comfort food and creative mixed drinks. The restaurant serves signature cocktails like the Grape Ape made with raspberry liqueur and cranberry juice to supply you with plenty of antioxidants and vitamin c. The house special breakfast plate is the Red Velvet Hot Cakes, which is red velvet stacks and cream cheese spread served with fresh fruit.
Seasonal approaches to ridding the hangover are at Whisknladle. Brunch is served Saturday and Sunday from 10:00am to 3:00pm. Both the drink and dining menus are constantly changing to feature local ingredients, but a rotating selection of San Diego beers is always available. Currently, they serve a Summer Salad with grilled corn, avocado, grapefruit, and hearts of palm to help you. Sit out on the patio, relax, and watch the La Jolla tourists parade by.
Bars and pubs are great places to visit the day after an overly ambitious night out. With a wide selection of drinks and finger foods to help settle your stomach, you can leisurely fend off the drinking’s aftereffects. The Princess Pub & Grille in Little Italy is open Saturdays and Sundays beginning at 10:00am. The traditional English pub serves from a breakfast and dinner menu to pair with the wide selection of ales and lagers from the British Isles. English fare standards like Bangers & Mash and Cornish Pasties are made in house and are certain crowd pleasers. The bar also features plenty of televisions showing football and soccer to help take your mind off any self-induced pains.
Give these restaurants a try next time you decide that the best way to beat the hangover is the same way you got it – with a drink in hand.
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