Battle of the Dishes

Bloody Mary Beatdown: Dick's Hideaway vs. Gallo Blanco

Picture this: It's 9:30 on a Sunday morning. The sun pierces your curtains. Your head throbs. Your stomach turns. Saturday night was fun, but no longer kind to you now. You, our friend, have a hangover. Lucky for you, nothing known to man battles the effects of a hangover quite like the world's best breakfast cocktail -- the Bloody Mary. Variations abound on this classic drink; it's not uncommon these days to find a bacon infusion, tequila in place of vodka and a grip of pickled veggies as a garnish. We take ours spicy and strong, and our two favorite Bloody Mary hangouts will duel to see which cocktail crushes the competition.

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Heather Hoch is a music, food, and arts writer based in Tucson. She enjoys soup, scotch, Electric Light Orchestra, and walking her dog, Frodo.
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