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Does Greasy Food Actually Help A Hangover?

Does Greasy Food Actually Help A Hangover?

In the rhythmic, cranial throbbing that is the dread poetry of a hangover, there’s one desperately repeated whisper: “Quick fix. Quick fix. Dear god, quick fix.” Whether it’s alcohol that’s still in our system or some kind of bargaining/denial borrowed from the five stages of grief, we hungover scoundrels tend to wish for an instant […]

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VinePair’s Hangover Matrix Of Guilt & Shame

VinePair’s Hangover Matrix Of Guilt & Shame

At VinePair we always encourage you to drink what you like, and we certainly hope that you’re drinking what you’re drinking because you know, you actually like it – not just to get drunk. That said, we’ve all made poor decisions in our lives…and some of them have involved alcohol. All bad decisions have consequences, […]

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How To Handle A Hangover At Work

How To Handle A Hangover At Work

Being a grown-up is hard. Somehow, you have to wake up every morning, put on clean clothes that aren’t sweatpants and go to work, where you have to behave appropriately all day (read: not sit cross-legged on the floor). On top of that, there are all these rules and practices that govern proper adult behavior. […]

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Trying To Avoid A Hangover? Here’s What You Should (And Shouldn’t) Be Drinking

Trying To Avoid A Hangover? Here’s What You Should (And Shouldn’t) Be Drinking

The hangover is your body’s natural way of shaming you for dancing on tables the night prior. While a night of drinking always carries the risk of waking up feeling ill, there are some things you can do to prevent your hangover pain (besides drinking water). Turns out, some types of booze carry less of […]

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The 10 Best Vodkas For Making A Bloody Mary

The 10 Best Vodkas For Making A Bloody Mary

While we’ve established that hair of the dog isn’t really a legitimate hangover cure, that doesn’t mean indulging in a strong Bloody Mary won’t make you feel better. Though vodka has long been disparaged by the craft cocktail world, the Bloody Mary is unimaginable without it. Comprised of Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper, lemon juice, Tabasco, […]

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Which Painkiller Is Really The Best Cure For Hangovers?

Which Painkiller Is Really The Best Cure For Hangovers?

In the past, we’ve talked about various hangover solutions, from Ancient Egyptian lore to hair of the dog. While old wives’ tales and experiments are great for when you’re feeling a little zonked after a night out, when you’re really hungover only one solution works best: medicine. When it comes to medicating your booze fueled blitz, the […]

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Have A Stomach Ache? Drink Fernet

Have A Stomach Ache? Drink Fernet

We’re all for debunking junk science here at VinePair, and when it comes to an upset stomach, sometimes the best way to go is Tums or Alka Seltzer. But if we can bring you a cure that involves alcohol, we’re going to do it. The next time you feel like your innards are ready to bust out of your […]

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