Food & Drink

Where to get 30 LA dishes your hangover desperately needs right now

Jeff Miller

If you did last night right, you woke up with a throbbing headache, somewhere you don't recognize, with some sort of... something... on your... ugh!!! If you did last night WRONG, you woke up with a throbbing headache, somewhere you don't recognize, with some sort of... something... on your... ugh!!! Either way, you're gonna want to figure out what happened over one... or all... of these insanely great LA hangover foods.
 

The Escondite

Downtown
What you're getting: Captain Kangaroo
Egg, gravy, bacon, burger, and OHMYGODIWANTITNOW.

Empress Pavilion

Chinatown
What you're getting: Dim sum
Yes, there is better dim sum in the San Gabriel Valley. But that's not as close to your house. Or your mouth.

Manuel's El Tepyac

Boyle Heights
What you're getting: Burrito
It's the size of your arm (you have a big arm, right?) and it's covered in sauce. YES. YOU. CAN.

Ledlow

Ledlow

Downtown
What you're getting: Mac & cheese croque
Look at that cheese. LOOK AT THAT CHEESE. LOOK AT THAT MAC & CHEESE.

Stir Market

Mid-Wilshire
What you're getting: Lemon-ricotta pancakes
And a side of bacon. Definitely a side of bacon.

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Roscoe's House of Chicken and Waffles

Multiple locations
What you're getting: Chicken & waffles
Be honest -- you'd have been VERY UPSET if there wasn't Roscoe's on this list. VERY UPSET.

Republique

Mid-Wilshire
What you're getting: Kimchi fried rice with egg
Kimchi fried rice with egg. Kimchi fried rice with egg. Kimchi fried rice with egg.

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Cofax

Mid-Wilshire
What you're getting: Breakfast burrito
They've got three things on the menu: perfect breakfast burritos, killer donuts, and super-good coffee. You'll get all three.

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Barrel and Ashes

Studio City
What you're getting: Meat platter
You slept in, and now it's lunch, and you can have an enormous platter of meat? No, you WILL have an enormous platter of meat.

Din Tai Fung

San Gabriel Valley/Glendale
What you're getting: Soup dumplings
Does anything sound better than hot soup dumplings popping in your mouth right now? Nope.

Bahn Mi My-Tho

Bahn Mi My-Tho

Alhambra
What you're getting: Pork banh mi
Uh, charbroiled pork banh mi?? Yes, immediately.

Cooks County

Mid-Wilshire
What you're getting: Braised beef hash
Topped with a runny egg because, runny egg.

HomeState

Los Feliz
What you're getting: Breakfast tacos
The owners came to LA with the goal of making Texas-style breakfast tacos. They succeeded. You will thank them.

Carney's

Carney's

Studio City/Hollywood
What you're getting: Hot dog-topped burger
When presented with the question, "Would you like to top your burger with a hot dog?", the answer is always "Yes".

BCD Tofu

Multiple locations
What you're getting: Kimchi beef tofu soup
OMG soup that's bubbling and thick with tofu and meat and spicy and comes with kimchi and OMG.

Yuca's

Los Feliz
What you're getting: Cochinita pibil burrito
Your stomach is going to be extremely happy. For at least a few hours.

Tsujita Annex

Sawtelle/Little Osaka
What you're getting: Tsukemen
Look at that bowl. Picture it in your mouth. Yes. It is what you want. Go with that.

Little Jewel Of New Orleans

Little Jewel of New Orleans

Downtown
What you're getting: Fried shrimp po' boy
And it's a legit fried shrimp po' boy.

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DK's Donuts

Santa Monica
What you're getting: A Wonut
Holy waffle donut. With whatever toppings you want. Actually, it's un-holy. Because there's no hole. Get it? Whatever. Just eat it.

Johnnie's Pastrami

Johnnie's Pastrami

Culver City
What you're getting: Pastrami sandwich
Oh man, it's sliced so thin, and it's so greasy, and the bread is so soft, and the fries are so crispy, and your stomach is so full, and you're suddenly feeling so better!

La Monarca

Multiple locations
What you're getting: Mexican pastries
SO MANY MEXICAN PASTRIES. YOU WILL WANT THEM ALL. THERE ARE SO MANY.

Blu Jam Cafe

Sherman Oaks
What you're getting: Crunchy French toast
Crunchy French Toast is SO good. It's crunchy. It's French Toast. It's so good.

26 Beach

Venice
What you're getting: Breakfast sandwich
How will you decide between a massive breakfast sandwich, a crazy BBQ chicken breast, or a scramble with teriyaki? Maybe you won't! Maybe you'll eat them all!

Sapp Coffee Shop

Thai Town
What you're getting: Boat noodle soup
The classic hangover cure here is a soup full of innards -- like, literally, all the meats, and all the parts of all the meats -- but you can also get more standard Thai dishes, too, 'cause, uh, maybe you're not into tripe-ing.

Fred 62

Fred 62

Los Feliz
What you're getting: Fried mac & cheese balls
Because fried mac & cheese balls. And breakfast. And you can have the fried mac & cheese balls on the side of your breakfast.

Lucky Boy

Pasadena
What you're getting: Breakfast burrito
If the guy yelling at you about WTF you want to get in your breakfast burrito ("ALL THE STUFF, PLEASE") from the window doesn't rouse you from your stupor, probably nothing can.

Plan Check Downtown

Downtown
What you're getting: Pork belly hash
Uh, they have a brunch menu with pork belly & sweet potato hash with a fried egg. And amazing maple fried chicken. And extraordinary burgers. Score.

Jinky's

Multiple locations
What you're getting: Chili Jumble and Pumpkin Spiced Waffle
You should go splitsies with someone. Because you have to get both.

Daikokuya

Multiple locations
What you're getting: Spicy miso ramen
Dat broth tho!

Fat Dog

The Fat Dog

Hollywood
What you're getting: Chicken fried chicken breakfast pizza
Okay, so this thing doesn't technically exist on the menu, but 1) The Fat Dog has a breakfast pizza, and 2) it has chicken fried chicken. Make. It. Happen.

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Jeff Miller is the Editor of Thrillist LA and loooooooves oozy eggs. He's at @jeffmillerla on Instagram and @ThrillistLA on Twitter.