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21 Bartenders Share Their Hangover Cures

*Mixes them all together*

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For the last five years, some of LA's top bartenders and cocktail enthusiasts have shown off their insane creativity at Art Beyond The Glass, a charitable cocktail and art event that this year raised funds for Global Inheritance.

Interior of Resident, the setting of the event.

Interior of Resident, the setting of the event.

Cocktail by Jessica Smyth

Cocktail by Jessica Smyth

Exterior of Resident

Exterior of Resident

And since these alcohol experts were already generously donating their time for a good cause, we figured we could get their help in solving another crippling societal-ill: our garbage-person hangovers.

Some of their hangover remedies got pretty real pretty fast:

1. There was an unorthodox shower technique from Matt Russell at R Bar:

"First... I get in the shower and barf. Then... warm tortillas with salt & lime and ice chips... Then a beer later."Matt speaks our language. #showerbarfing4lyfe
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"First... I get in the shower and barf. Then... warm tortillas with salt & lime and ice chips... Then a beer later."

Matt speaks our language. #showerbarfing4lyfe

2. The snap-out-of-it solution from Brandyn Tepper of Cocktail Academy:

"6 Advil, 2 L water, a slap in the face, bacon and more bacon, and just when you think you've had enough, more bacon."
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"6 Advil, 2 L water, a slap in the face, bacon and more bacon, and just when you think you've had enough, more bacon."

Others were staunch believers in eating away the pain.

How Taco Bell didn't make it to anyone's list we'll never understand.

3. Nick Meyer of Sprout L.A., covering all the major food groups:

"Bacon sandwich on bread with butter and like a whole pineapple."You don't get this level of specificity without years of R&D. All hail.
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"Bacon sandwich on bread with butter and like a whole pineapple."

You don't get this level of specificity without years of R&D. All hail.

4. Randy Tarlow, from Resident and his elegantly simple fix:

"Fritos. Lots 'n' lots of Fritos."
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"Fritos. Lots 'n' lots of Fritos."

5. Fowl-mouthed Avery Underhill, from Good Times At Davey Wayne's:

"Fried chicken skins."Totally gross or totally amazing? We can't decide tbh.
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"Fried chicken skins."

Totally gross or totally amazing? We can't decide tbh.

6. Carb-friendly Bethany Ham, from The Corner Door:

"Pad Thai."
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"Pad Thai."

7. And a *hot* tip from Beau du Bois, also hailing from The Corner Door:

"Spicy Pork Ramen"
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"Spicy Pork Ramen"

Some advocated for a healthier approach:

8. Florence Hartigan from Big Bar, who is #hangovergoals:

"Coconut water and swimming!"...With our usual hangovers, we would probably drown.
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"Coconut water and swimming!"

...With our usual hangovers, we would probably drown.

9. The electro-delightful method from Caroline Pardilla, aka, Caroline On Crack:

"Pedialyte + H20"
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"Pedialyte + H20"

10. ....and from Greg Bryson of The Wallace:

"Pedialyte (name brand only)"
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"Pedialyte (name brand only)"

11. The nature-based method from Marsha Meyer, aka The Natural Mixologist:

"1 TBL apple cider vinegar- organic1 TBL local organic raw honey.5 oz chloropheyl (?) organic16 oz waterDash pink Hymalian sea salt"We might not be capable of making this when we're at our best, let alone when we're pressing our face against the cool bathroom floor.
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"1 TBL apple cider vinegar- organic

1 TBL local organic raw honey

.5 oz chloropheyl (?) organic

16 oz water

Dash pink Hymalian sea salt"

We might not be capable of making this when we're at our best, let alone when we're pressing our face against the cool bathroom floor.

While others swung the opposite way and championed some classic hair-of-the-dog:

12. Danny Zarate from Salazar, who shows his hangovers no mercy:

"Fucking MEZCAL"
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"Fucking MEZCAL"

13. A refreshing remedy from Jessica Smyth at 71 Above:

"Bee's Knees with Uncle Val's. The citrus notes of the gin pair perfectly with fresh lemon and honey. Light, refreshing, perfect when you need to wake up and feel alive again!"As long as you can come over to our house and make it FOR us, we are soooo on board.
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"Bee's Knees with Uncle Val's. The citrus notes of the gin pair perfectly with fresh lemon and honey. Light, refreshing, perfect when you need to wake up and feel alive again!"

As long as you can come over to our house and make it FOR us, we are soooo on board.

14. A tiny bit of alcohol and a whole lot of hydration from Ralf Ramirez at The Exhibition Room:

"5 dashes of your favorite bittersIceTop w/ soda waterCollins or highball glass."It's like hair-of-the-dog lite — fuzz-of-the-dog, really.
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"5 dashes of your favorite bitters

Ice

Top w/ soda water

Collins or highball glass."

It's like hair-of-the-dog lite — fuzz-of-the-dog, really.

But most popular of all was some mystical combination of all of the above rolled into one masterful ritual:

15. Health + poison in one, from Dustin Newsome at Salazar:

"-Kombucha-Salt-Absinthe"Genius. Let's hit this hangover from all angles.

"-Kombucha

-Salt

-Absinthe"

Genius. Let's hit this hangover from all angles.

16. A calories in, calories out schedule from Bryant Orozco, of Roxanne's Lounge:

"-Ramen-A decent workout-booze"

"-Ramen

-A decent workout

-booze"

17. A seven-step process from Chris Whelan of Sassafras:

"MezcalSodawater & bitters More mezcalTwo orders of pulled pork slidersFriesOne more shot of mezcalNap."

"Mezcal

Sodawater & bitters

More mezcal

Two orders of pulled pork sliders

Fries

One more shot of mezcal

Nap."

18. BC Hoffman, from The Edison, whose hangover cure sounds more like our vacation plans:

"Pho & pina coladas on the beach."BC, next time you have a hangover... please invite us along.

"Pho & pina coladas on the beach."

BC, next time you have a hangover... please invite us along.

19. The hydrate-dehydrate-then-feed recipe, from Gabriella Mlynarczyk of Birch:

"Step 1: water + liver nutrientsStep 2: fernet + ginger beerStep 3: eggs + bacon"

"Step 1: water + liver nutrients

Step 2: fernet + ginger beer

Step 3: eggs + bacon"

20. Raul Pool from Spread Kitchen who tops his off with vitamin C and spice:

"-12 oz bottle of water-2 Advil-Shot of Sangrita"

"-12 oz bottle of water

-2 Advil

-Shot of Sangrita"

21. And a morning ritual from Joshua Yerkey, of Here's Looking at You:

"Fernet & beer with water both chased by a delicious brunch."Any regimen that ends with pancakes is OK by us.

"Fernet & beer with water both chased by a delicious brunch."

Any regimen that ends with pancakes is OK by us.

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