Hair of the Dog

Hair of the Dog

A Cocktail That Checks All of the Hair-of-the-Dog Boxes

A Cocktail That Checks All of the Hair-of-the-Dog Boxes

You can’t undo the damage you did last night, but you can try to recover. As a public service to the hungover, every week we track down the best bartenders in America and ask them to share their favorite hair-of-the-dog remedies. This week we’ve got a cocktail that checks all of the hair-of-the-dog boxes: bubbles, citrus, bitters and booze. THE SPECIALIST: Anthony Bohlinger, head bartender at Chefs Club by Food & Wine in New York City HIS ELIXIR: TOMORROW MORNING ITS ORIGINS: Hangover cures have been around for millennia and they vary wildly around the world. According to Thomas Mario, author of the great Playboy’s Host & Bar Book (1971), the ancient Egyptians ate boiled cabbage. Members of an indigenous community in South America wrapped themselves in hammocks. But in many other places—including the U.S.—the unwell choose to drink even more alcohol to cure their hangovers, preferably the same alcohol that got them messed up the night before. “The effect of…

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