Your mouth is drier than the Sahara Desert. Your head is on the brink of explosion. Your bank account is devastatingly low. It’s official, you’re hungover. When you’re in the depths of a crippling hangover, the only light at the end of the tunnel is high-calorie comfort food. We’ve done the work for you and rounded up the best hangover eats on the Coast. Hang in there liver, we will rebuild.
Cheat Platter | Milky Lane
The best part about a hangover is that from the minute you open your bloodshot eyes until the minute you close them, it’s CHEAT DAY. Welcome to a blissful day where no calorie counts. Milky Lane’s Cheat Platter comes with a burg of your choice, loaded fries, mac & cheese croquettes, korean fried chicken and an epic thickshake. Dinner=sorted.
Chicken Tacos | Mexicali
Once your mouth starts producing saliva again, put on some clothes (preferably clean) and head to Mexicali. Fresh air, corn chips, guac & taco, need we say more? Still in a world of pain? Add a margarita and hope for the best.
Wings | Lord of The Wings
They’ve dubbed themselves Lord of The Wings and rightfully so. Choose from 20 different sauces, starting at mild honey mustard and ending with the hottest, buffalo suicide. That’s right, burn your sins away.
Breakfast Burrito | Alfred’s Diner
Breakfast meets burrito, it’s a modern-day love story. Bury your sorrows with egg, bacon and tomato relish at Alfred's. They won’t judge you.
3am Burger | Ze Pickle
Ze Pickle do burgers well, really well. Their 3am Burger will bring you more joy than tequila ever did…beef patty, heavenly maple bacon, Kanye’s fried cheeze sticks, guacamole & zp sauce.
Royale With Cheese | Easy Street Diner
Leave Struggle Street and head to Easy Street to get your life back on track. There is nothing a cheeseburger can’t fix. Nothing.
Giant Frozen Margarita | El Camino Cantina
If you can't beat 'em, join 'em: indulge in a classic hair-of-the-dog cure with El Camino Cantina's giant frozen margaritas. One sip of this baby and you'll feel right as rain in no time.
Hangover BREKKY BURGER | The Loose Moose
A brekky burger perfectly curated to cure your hangover. We’re talking grass-fed, free-range Black Angus beef pattie, bacon, cheese, secret sauce, crispy lettuce, tomato, onion, over-easy egg, hash brown and chilli jam. Cheers Loose Moose.
Phat Bastard Challenge | Longboards
There’s a certain way you feel on a Sunday night, after a day of binge eating. Now we don’t want to be cruel and spell it out...but Longboards can. The Phat Bastard Burger Challenge. 1.8kg burger, a side of fries, 30 minutes. You were made for this.
Crispy Chicken | Betty’s Burgers
We don’t know who Betty is, where she is from or why she decided to create the most succulent chicken burger of all time, we’re just glad she did. Thank you Betty. It’s people like you who make hangovers more bearable.
Canadian Maple Burger Stack | Rusty Barrel
If you really want to go hard, the Canadian Maple Burger Stack from Rusty Barrel is probably your best option: beef pattie, cheese, slabs of bacon, all sandwiches between two doughnuts, stacked with fried chicken, and drizzled in maple syrup...need we really say more?
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