Nibble gingerly on croissants, or take more substantial comfort in spicy tripe stew or poached eggs with truffle dressing and grits.
246 DeKalb Ave., nr. Vanderbilt Ave., Fort Greene, Brooklyn; 718-789-2778
2. Spotted Pig
April Bloomfield plumbs the depths of her rib-sticking English-food heritage, from bubble and squeak to Yorkshire pudding.
314 W. 11th St., at Greenwich St.; 212-620-0393
Gooey grilled fontina, hearty meat loaf, or repentant goat cheese and avocado on whole grain—take your pick.
49 E. 19th St., nr. Park Ave. So.; 212-780-0577
4. The Pink Tea Cup
Black-eyed peas for good luck; fried chicken and smothered pork chops for the hell of it.
42 Grove St., nr. Bleecker St.; 212-807-6755
5. Chip Shop
For some, nothing soothes a queasy stomach and an aching head like battered, deep-fried fish and chips, followed by an oil-kissed Twinkie.
383 Fifth Ave., at 6th St., Park Slope, Brooklyn; 718-832-7701