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Every so often, you miss college-aged you. Not the crippling anxiety over your future or 20-page papers, but the ability to brush off a hangover after about 20 minutes. For the present day you and the hangovers that usually last a full day, there’s Dame’s Chicken and Waffles. You can pick a waffle, a schmear (scoops of whipped butter in flavors like maple pecan and orange honeycomb), and type of chicken you want on top. Or you can go with one of their signature options if that sounds like an unsolvable SAT question in your current state. And, if breakfast cakes topped with fried meat just aren’t your thing but you’re a good sport humoring your friends, there are also options like sausage-filled shrimp and grits or an egg-and-sausage breakfast platter.

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