Apr 28 2010

Phở – The Best Hangover Cure?

Amongst many circles, the Vietnamese noodle soup Phở (pronounced Fuh), is heralded as the best hangover cure known to mankind.  What do we say here at Caveday?  Phở shizzle.

pho vietnamese soup

Phở is a magical soup made of beef, broth and rice noodles.  Seriously, its magic.  I’ll explain later.  It is served in a bowl with thin cuts of well done or rare steak.  For the more adventurous sort, tripe (stomach), tendons, liver, chicken hearts, or other risky business can be added.  The broth is made from a simmered concoction of which only a level 50 Vietnamese wizard may be privy to the secret. Continue reading


Apr 23 2010

Weird Hangover Cures

In search of the best hangover cure and the answer to all our prayers, Caveday has stumbled open some weird hangover cures along the way.  From herbal remedies to black magic, we’ve seen it all.  And frankly, we’re desperate enough to try them.

Umeboshi Pickled Plums

From the country that created tentacle cartoon porn and vending machines that sell panties, leave it to the Japanese to come up with a strange hangover cure.  Meet the umeboshi picked plum.  Hungover Japanese people will suck on these sour plums until they dissolve.  The idea is that the acid in the umeboshi will break down the alcohol faster.  Considering that most Japanese business negotiations happen over sake and whiskey, and Japanese are strong in business, this probably works.  I’m going to try it out.  Tomorrow morning.

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