After a few too many libations in the Land of the Rising Sun, a popular practice is to consume these very, very sour pickled plums.
Hard to pronounce; even harder to eat. This traditional morning-after meal consists of raw pickled herring, pickles, and onions.
Ireland: River Sand
According to legend, the ever-imbibing Irish believe the best cure for too many pints is to be buried up to one’s neck in wet river sand. We say an icy shower makes for a solid substitute.
Multiple Countries: Tripe Soup
Turks, Mexicans, and Romanians all swear by this concoction of stomach linings stewed with garlic and onions.
United States: Prairie Oyster
This classic American antidote dates back to the late 1800s. There are several variations, but the most popular recipe calls for one raw egg, one teaspoon Worcestershire sauce, a hearty dash of Tabasco, salt and pepper. Bottoms up.