Lafayette Drinkers Say These Foods are Best for Hangovers
It's 2 am and you've had quite a night. Now, it's food, to the house and to bed. So what is gonna be your hangover food (the food you'll have before bed to decrease the effects of a night of drinking.) In Acadiana, looks like boudin is the top go-to hangover food.
Experts claim water and greasy foods will help calm the effects of a night of over-imbibing. We asked folks in Acadiana how they ended a night of overindulgence so that the next day wasn't a day of bed and bathroom.
What's Your #1 Hangover Food?
"Taco Bell, Waffle House and used to be Krystal Burger." -Nick E.
"Water, no food!" -Kathy S.
"Boudin." -Christine L.
"Burger." -Cathy L.
"Breakfast with a Bloody Mary." -Blake L.
Waffle House. -Tammy W.
"Popeyes." -Ashley H.
"I dated someone years back who swore by Menudo being the cure-all for hangovers. It is touted in Mexico as gumbo is in Louisiana. I TRIED IT ONCE. Menudo is made with tripe. Not a fan of it, I tried it three times prepared differently." -Cathy S.
"Cheese sticks!" -Amanda C.
"Dry toast, milk and a lot of ice-cold water for the cottonmouth. I've had many hangovers but the last one was in my mid-20s." -Stacie L.
The biggest, greasiest hamburger I can find. Thankfully, haven't had one in a good, long while. -Denise A.
"Boudin and a diet Coke." -Tanya L.
"Buttered grits and fried eggs." -Margo L.
"McDonald's french fries." -Delaine H.
"Cold pizza and orange juice." -Estella J.
"Chicken nuggets but it's been years since I got drunk and don't plan to do it again." -Chantall C.
French fries and a Coke. -Katie W.
"If memory serves, Popeyes." -Shelley S.
"On Saturday mornings, a rib-eye plate lunch from Poche's. Any other day, boudin and Coke." -Anna A.
"Boudin and Coke." -Tommy V.
"Boudin or hotlink on a bun with mustard." -Veronica F.
"Boudin and a burger or rice and gravy. You cannot go wrong with either one. Oh and make sure you have a Coke or some tea lol!!!!!!" -Cynthia R.
Pickle Juice, food don't help. -Nanas B
"Checkers fries." -Bes L.
"Boudin." -Allison W.
"A red Coke Icee & Popeyes Fried Chicken." -Sommar M.
"Popeyes. Back in the day." -Trisha B.
"Gumbo or vegetable soup." Marroll A.
Hot dogs. -Paula C.
"Cheeseburger." -Rosalyn D.
"Greasy bacon and a real Coke." -Angela J.
"A great burger, a shower & a nap." -Tammy W.
"A big ole greasy cheeseburger!" -Chetta M.
The winning foods when it comes to helping you recover from a night of drinking (according to folks in Acadiana) are boudin, burgers and Coke.