Where to get 29 Chicago dishes your hangover desperately needs right now
Because it currently feels like a flock of angry seagulls laid a batch of eggs in your brain, treat yourself to Chicago's 29 finest post-NYE hangover foods. Orrrrrr just stare at these photos lustily while you wait for your microwave to inform you that your Hot Pocket is ready.
What you're getting: Double Fatso
Nothing says "Happy New Year" like a Double Fatso with cheese. Or something.
What you're getting: Pho Viet Nam
It's like aspirin, but in bowl form.
What you're getting: Saudero taco
You could do worse than a Suadero taco. But could you do... better?
What you're getting: Sip 'n Slider
The Sip ‘n Slider is just ridiculous. In a good, slider-y kind of way.
What you're getting: Brunch Dog
Behold: the glorious Brunch Dog. Thou shalt have no other Brunch Dogs before it.
What you're getting: Italian beef
You need this Italian beef. Yes, you do.
What you're getting: Maple Bacon Long John
The Maple Bacon Long John is here to keep you company this new year. Don't fight it.
What you're getting: Pan pizza
Pan pizza from Pequod's? Whoa dude.
What you're getting: Biscuits and gravy
The Mother's milk of hangover cures.
What you're getting: Two-cheddar pierogi
Have you had the two-cheddar one before? Because if you haven't, you really should.
What you're getting: Huevos rancheros
Have a few Negroni slushies outdoors. Then come in for huevos rancheros.
What you're getting: Beef and cheddar empanada
Did someone say beef and cheddar empanada? Yes, we think they did.
What you're getting: Bacon Mac 'N' Cheese Quesadilla
Okay, so this one is kind of cheating since you have to make it yourself, but dude, make it yourself.
What you're getting: Grilled cheese
If all grilled cheeses were Chicago-style grilled cheeses, the world would be a better (or at least a more Chicago) place.
What you're getting: Betty Lou
You will order the Betty Lou. And it will make your day.
What you're getting: Two eggs breakfast
Stick with what works.
What you're getting: Shio turkey ramen
It's one of the finest bowls of ramen in the city. And no, it doesn't come in package form.
What you're getting: Roasted Hatch green chile burger
Because no hangover food is complete without an egg.
What you're getting: The Sweet Heat
Wait. Is that a chicken sandwich... between two donuts????????
What you're getting: Gyro sandwich
Bonus: you won't need to eat for days after finishing this.
What you're getting: Fried shrimp
How many fried shrimp can you eat the day after going hard on NYE? Only one way to find out.
Near West Side
What you're getting: Animal Tots
Meet the new breakfast of champions.
What you're getting: Poutine burger
Yes, it exists. Oh yes, it most certainly exists.
What you're getting: Bacon Bomb
Sometimes a plate of bacon will not do. Sometimes you need 2lbs of ground beef, 2lbs of ground pork, SIXTEEN slices of thick-cut bacon, two eggs, and a blend of spices. This might be one of those times.
What you're getting: Grilled Thüringer
What you're getting: Mac & cheese
You can't go wrong with a nice plate of mac & cheese. Especially this mac & cheese.
What you're getting: Caprese and egg
Aka, the waffle taco.
What you're getting: Pulled meat nachos
How good does a plate of this sound about now? Pretty damn good, that's how.
What you're getting: Oyster po' boy sliders
The ultimate in hangover food art. That you can also eat.
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Jay Gentile is Thrillist’s Chicago Editor and tells people he could totally be in the college football playoffs, but would rather watch it on TV.