Your head is aching, your gut is rotting, and you have a meeting at noon. What to do? Get one of Vancouver’s best hangover cures.
Order the mangled eggs (brie, bacon, croissant) at the Templeton and play some oldies on your personal jukebox. Ask nicely, and your server will spike your OJ and your coffee. 1087 Granville St., 604-685-4612.
Your boozy sweat is not gonna smell pretty, so book a private sauna at the Hastings Steam and Sauna. 766 East Hastings St., 604-251-5455.
Stumble down to The Cambie hostel bar where you’ll find cheap, tasty Caesars – and no judgment. 300 Cambie St. E., 604-684-6466.
The “Manly Start to the Day,” at the Hotel Vancouver’s Absolute Spa, includes a facial, hot-towel straight shave, nail buff and shoe shine. 900 West Georgia St., 604-684-2772.
Catch a breeze and chill hard on the sunny patio of the Vapour Lounge, where $5 gets you admission and a rented vapourizer. What you do with it is up to you. 872 East Hastings St., 778-329-1930.
The Roots Tonic juice at Gorilla Food will set you straight: It’s made from carrot, beet, ginger and burdock, a plant that purifies the blood. 101 – 436 Richards St., 604-684-3663.
Soak up the rejuvenating ocean breeze on the waterfront path of East Van’s often-deserted urban oasis, New Brighton Park.
The best cures for too many prairie oysters are nutrient-rich B.C. oysters, ocean-fresh at Joe Fortes. 777 Thurlow St., 604-669-1940.
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