There are times when overeating is perfectly acceptable. Thanksgiving, for instance, or just the holidays in general. Then there are times when it’s less socially acceptable, like when you’re staring down a burger made with more than a pound of beef for a whimsical food challenge. Regardless of how you go about overeating, it’s been happening for as long as people have had an abundance of food.
To combat overloaded stomachs, cultures around the world turn to digestifs, or shots of liquor that are said to aid digestion. The next time you take in a little more than you can handle, try these digestifs from around the world.