Russians believe the best way to dry out from vodka oversaturation is with a sauna session and a beating with birch branches. Another cure is Kvass, a slightly alcoholic beverage made by soaking dried rye bread with sugar and yeast. If you’re in St. Petersberg to ring in the New Year, a sauna sounds nice, maybe avoid whipping yourself or others with birch branches but definitely find yourself a bucket list brunch spot, Charlie
. We’re all for a little hair-of-the-dog hangover cure. So if you’re feeling the St. Petersburg vibe, opt for an “Old Boy,” with prosecco, Maraschino Liqueur and sloe berry liqueur.