Atmosphere

Hair of the Dog

Local bartenders offer up boozy hangover cures.

March 2010

Option one

Gabor's Blood Shot
Bartender Sara Fischer calms day-after queasiness with her Blood Shot, a potent blend of vodka, pepper, celery salt, horseradish, lemon, lime, Tabasco, and Worcestershire sauce. 1223 E. 13th Ave., 303-832-3108

Option two

Mussels and drafts at the Cheeky Monk Belgian Beer Cafe
Meg Walla, a bartender at this Colfax Avenue bar, perks up with—of all things—mussels. But, she warns, make sure to chase the grub with some of the Monk's imported, nine-percent ABV brews. 534 E. Colfax Ave., 303-861-0347

Option three

Candlelight Tavern's Juice and Jalapeños
The bartenders here swear that imbibing a Cape Cod (vodka and cranberry juice) and eating a jalapeño and cream-cheese burger will shock your body back into top form. 383 S. Pearl St., 303-778-9530