Mardi Gras

All the cures for your Mardi Gras blues: ways to bounce back after Fat Tuesday

Whew, that hangover life is rough.

So you made it through Mardi Gras Day. You woke up early and caught Zulu. You walked to the Marigny to see the costumes. You even caught a bit of the truck parades. And now, you feel terrible.

Here are some of the ways you can recover after Mardi Gras:

The Remedy Room


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This business is right along the parade route — remember that awful place? — on St. Charles Avenue. It’s all about rehydration here, with IV therapy to help you get over your hangover. According to the website, some people feel better in as little as 30 minutes. Hangover remedies include a liter of hydrating fluids, B vitamins and the choice of an anti-nausea or anti-inflammatory medication.

The Remedy Room
Getting there
1224 St Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
Opening Hours
Mon-Sat 9am–3pm
Sun Closed
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Image taken in the French Quarter

Sitting in silence is sometimes the best remedy. It provides solace and peace, and even better, the day after Mardi Gras is Ash Wednesday. So, maybe the church will have more people in it than usual, but most of them will be partied out from yesterday, as well, and will understand. St. Louis Cathedral is open Wednesday, and Mass times are 12:05 p.m. and 5 p.m.

St. Louis Cathedral
Getting there
615 Pere Antoine Alley, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA
Open Now
Mon-Fri 8:30am–4pm
Sat 5–6pm
Sun 9am–12pm
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Egg sandwiches – the little known hangover cure

Everything you need all in one bite. Protein, grease, fat, and bread. These things are scientifically proven, I’m pretty sure, to make you feel better the morning after. Have you ever heard a person with a brutal hangover say, ”I just really need a salad right now?” No. Click here for a list of epic egg sandwiches to cure your hangover blues.


If you’re a traditionalist, yakamein is the go-to dish to help you through. It’s a concoction of spaghetti noodles, bits of beef, green onion and a boiled egg and its most-famous maker is Ms. Linda. The only place you can get her version regularly is at Bywater Bakery and it’s definitely worth it if you’re under the weather.

Bywater Bakery
$ $$$
Getting there
3624 Dauphine St, New Orleans, LA 70117, USA
Opening Hours
Mon-Tue 8am–2pm
Wed Closed
Thu-Sun 8am–2pm
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