clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Will Grits Help You Get Over a Hangover?

Welcome to Hangover Power Hour, 60 long minutes dedicated to that painful, pounding aftermath following a big night of throwing back drinks.

Grits should be the perfect hangover food, right? Chock full of fat, and able to absorb anything in your system? Eh, not so much says Dixie Supply Bakery and Cafe Executive Chef Patrick Woodham. But you can doctor them up, so they'll help you get back to feeling like yourself. Here's the deal:

"Grits by themselves would be a bomb for your stomach. I found out the hard way. You want something to push out the stuff you drank the night before, like something spicy. If you put a bunch of hot sauce on grits or some red-eye gravy on grits, then you've got something."

Sign up for the newsletter Sign up for the Eater Carolina newsletter

Sign up for our newsletter.