Hell's Kitchen Introduces a Build Your Own Bloody Mary Bar

How ridiculous must your bloody be?

It's a polarizing thing, as personal as underpants: How you choose to soothe your hangover (or cultivate one) is your business. You want a whole chicken hanging off the rim? One dozen Krispy Kreme doughnuts tossed over the straw? A cheeseburger floating on top? Or do you want it neat -- just the good stuff, please?

Garnish your bloody how you like it at Hell's Kitchen's newly minted Jacked Up Bloody Mary Bar. The restaurant says it sold over 31,000 bloodies in the past year, and like any good enterprising soul, the owners must have thought: "Let's jack this thing up!"

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For $14.95 (what's it worth to you to fix that banging headache?) take a trip down the "black icicle hallway" and encounter gourmet rim salts, specialty olives, cheeses, bacon, peppers, Jack Links beef sticks, and dozens of other garnishes (sorry, no chickens, burgers, or doughnuts) in a Build Your Own extravaganza.

Hell's Kitchen says it's got 231 hot sauces on hand, and is also reporting that owner Mitch Omer "fucked up" and accidentally ordered a $149 bottle (How is that possible, you may ask? It reputedly contains 1.5 million Scoville Units -- consider that habanero peppers have only about one quarter to one fifth of that). But that one's under lock and key-- you'll have to buy the whole bottle if you want it.

You'll also need to buy a ticket for this ride to garnishtown, open during brunch, on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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