Gallery: Our 18 Favorite Hangover Helpers

The Pizza Al'Uovo From Motorino, NYC
The Pizza Al'Uovo From Motorino, NYC
More people should be talking about Motorino's brunch pizza. Of course, the crust is fantastic, leopard-spotted, puffed and chewy, but the combination of bubbling mozzarella, chili oil, fresh basil, smoky pancetta, and oozing baked eggs make this pie a breakfast masterpiece. Read more here »

349 East 12th Street, New York, NY 10003 (Between 1st and 2nd map); 212-777-2644; motorinopizza.com

[Photo: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt]

Breakfast Sandwich on Homemade English Muffins from Model Bakery, St. Helena, CA
Breakfast Sandwich on Homemade English Muffins from Model Bakery, St. Helena, CA
Puffy rounds of homemade English muffins griddled in clarified butter until crisp on the edges, then stuffed with ham, cheddar, avocado, and a perfectly cooked egg. If you're wine-tasting in Napa, you're gonna need one of these. Read more here »

1357 Main Street, St. Helena CA 94574 (map) 707-963-8192

[Photo: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt]

Waffle House Hash Browns
Waffle House Hash Browns
When we go to Waffle House, we're there for the hash browns, browned perfectly on one side, then mixed together and smothered in cheese with onions and tomatoes, capped with mushrooms, and sometimes topped with chili or sausage gravy. How do you order them? Read more here »

[Photo: Hawk Krall]

Everything at La Super-Rica Taqueria in Santa Barbara, CA
Everything at La Super-Rica Taqueria in Santa Barbara, CA
At this Santa Barbara destination, you'll need to order the tacos, wrapped in handmade tortillas, and at least one tamale, topped with red or green salsa. But don't miss the smoky chile relleno either. And hydrate with agua fresca. Read more here »

622 North Milpas Street Santa Barbara, CA 93103 (map) 805-963-4940

[Photo: Carrie Vasios]

Pho With Roast Chili Oil from Pho Sate in Falls Church, VA
Pho With Roast Chili Oil from Pho Sate in Falls Church, VA
Eating a bowl of pho tends to revive us, whether we're facing a head cold, blustery weather, or a hangover of epic proportions. This version does one better with a garnish of smoky, spicy roasted chili oil to clear your sinuses. If you need a little more, start off with the fried chicken spring rolls. Read more here »

2814 Graham Road, Falls Church, VA 22042 (map) 703-698-8088; www.phosate.com

[Photo: Brian Oh]

Green Chile Breakfast Burrito at Tia Sophia's, Santa Fe
Green Chile Breakfast Burrito at Tia Sophia's, Santa Fe
Breakfast in Santa Fe usually involves tortillas, cheese, and either green or red chile. Tia Sophia's variation on a breakfast burrito is a winner, stuffed with shredded potato, eggs, and ham, sausage, or bacon, smothered in molten cheese and slathered in tingling-hot chile sauce. It might be too much food for one hungover person to handle, but then again, you might as well try. Read more here »

210 West San Francisco Street, Santa Fe NM 87501 (map) 505-983-9880

[Photo: Carey Jones]

In-N-Out
In-N-Out
Order the fries well done, animal style, and an animal-style cheeseburger with chopped chilis. Then follow Kenji's lead and put the fries inside the burger. Cheesy, salty, greasy, spicy, satisfying. Read more here »

[Photo: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt]

Hungarian Pancakes with Chicken Goulash at Cinamoon in Greenpoint, Brooklyn
Hungarian Pancakes with Chicken Goulash at Cinamoon in Greenpoint, Brooklyn
Expertly fried potato pancakes with a mild chicken stew: this dish from Cinamoon in Brooklyn is simplicity done right, with one pancake under the sea of creamy stew and another waiting crisply on top. Read more here »

664 Manhattan Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11222 (map) 718-383-1393

[Photo: Robyn Lee]

Chao Long at Huong Binh, Seattle
Chao Long at Huong Binh, Seattle
Pork offal congee is hydrating and comforting, but gets more interesting as you add extras to the bowl. Start with ginger strips and fried shallots, then add crispy Chinese cruller, tender pork tongue, and a tangy tamarind sauce. Read more here »

1207 S Jackson Street, Seattle, WA 98144 (map); 206-720-4907

[Photo: Jay Friedman]

Corned Beef Cheek Hash from Craigie On Main, Cambridge MA
Corned Beef Cheek Hash from Craigie On Main, Cambridge MA
This Boston-area restaurant is one of our favorites, and the brunch is destination-worthy. Order the hash, which starts with brined beef cheeks braised until tender, piled together with crisp cubed turnips, potatoes, celery root, and squash, and topped off with crisp shallot rings and a poached egg. Read more here »

853 Main Street, Cambridge MA 02139 (map); 617-497-5511; craigieonmain.com

[Photo: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt]

Sausage, Egg, and Cheese Fried Rice at Talde in Brooklyn
Sausage, Egg, and Cheese Fried Rice at Talde in Brooklyn
It's fun to hunt down the many chunks of sausage and egg in this guilty-pleasure dish, but the brilliant part of this comforting fried rice is how Dale Talde melts Kraft American Singles right into the mix. As if breakfast fried rice weren't already hangover helper enough. Read more here »

369 Seventh Avenue, Park Slope, Brooklyn (map) 347-916-0031 taldebrooklyn.com

[Photo: Carey Jones]

Huevos Ahogados en Caldo de Pollo at Autentica in Portland, OR
Huevos Ahogados en Caldo de Pollo at Autentica in Portland, OR
Literally, "drowned eggs in chicken broth," this piping hot soup comes with moist chicken, poached eggs, and some awesome homemade tortillas. If you're looking for heat, add some seriously spicy jalapeno salsa. Read more here »

5507 NE 30th Ave., Portland, OR 97211 (map) 503-287-7555; autenticaportland.com

[Photo: Adam Lindsley]

Mongolian Cheesesteak at HRD Coffee Shop, San Francisco
Mongolian Cheesesteak at HRD Coffee Shop, San Francisco
Folks line up for the greasy, delicious fusion fare at HRD Coffee Shop in SOMA, but it's worth it for this messy, juicy sandwich, packed with hoisin-spiced meat, peppers and onions, and melted mozzarella. Read more here »

521 3rd Street, San Francisco, CA 94107 (map) 415-543-2355 hrdcoffeeshop.com

[Photograph: Lauren Sloss]

Burmese red pork stew at Tasty n Sons in Portland, OR
Burmese red pork stew at Tasty n Sons in Portland, OR
A bed of steamed white rice with rich pork belly on top—but not just any pork belly. This pork is marinated in soy sauce, sesame oil, and chili oil and braised until tender and laquered in gingery caramel-laced sauce. An egg on top finishes it (and your hangover) off. Read more here »

3808 N. Williams Avenue, Portland, OR 97227

[Photo: Adam Lindsley]

Chorizo and Egg Torta
Chorizo and Egg Torta
Specifically, we like the version served at Tacos Ricos in Brooklyn's Sunset Park, but in general, the chorizo and egg torta is a great idea the morning after. Spicy, crumbly chorizo, egg, avocado, gooey, stringy cheese, and unholy amounts of mayo are just what the doctor ordered. Read more here »

505 51st Street, Brooklyn NY 11220 (map) 718-633-4816

[Photo: Carey Jones]

The Benedict Burger at Short Order, Los Angeles
The Benedict Burger at Short Order, Los Angeles
Instead of a beefy burger, this brunch dish features a generous round of savory breakfast sausage layered onto an open faced bun and topped with cheddar, a runny cage-free egg, and lots of Hollandaise. Read more here »

6333 W. 3rd Street, Stall #110, Los Angeles (map) 323-761-7970

[Photo: Noam Bleiweiss]

Migas at Goode Company Taqueria in Houston
Migas at Goode Company Taqueria in Houston
A little salty and a little spicy: this dish of eggs with chorizo and crunchy tortilla mixed in works great with salsa—or even better, a side of queso. Read more here »

4902 Kirby Drive, Houston TX 77098 (map) 713-520-9153 goodecompany.com

[Photo: Carey Jones]

The Breakfast Bäco at Bäco Mercat, Los Angeles
The Breakfast Bäco at Bäco Mercat, Los Angeles
Soft scrambled egg, rich, spicy chorizo, and a creamy Sriracha-spiked hot sauce in a tender, warm flatbread make for the ideal Saturday-morning fix. Read more here »

408 S. Main Street, downtown Los Angeles (map) 213-687-8808 bacomercat.com

[Photograph: Paul Bartunek]