Published December 21, 2012
A Spa That Cures Hangovers
Today, the world will not end.
Tonight, you will party like it will.
Tomorrow, you may very well wish it had.
And if you do, just know this place exists: Revive
, an emergency room for hangovers, now open in
River North. Yes, you heard us.
On the surface, everything seems as tranquil as a spa waiting room in here. Lots of grays and aquas.
White leather chaise
. Coconut water at the ready. You could be waiting for your shiatsu appointment. Except for those
poles holding intravenous drips. We’ll get to those in a second.
First, notice that broad-shouldered, brick-jawed figure in the doctor’s coat and scrubs. His name: Dr.
Jack Dybis, a real-live practicing surgeon who oversees this operation and its registered nurses and
doctors. You may call him Dr. Jack Dybis.
After taking a brief survey of your symptoms and medical history, you’ll be escorted to your lounge chair.
A nurse will hook up your arm to an IV drip filled with the same fluid used in an operating room. They can
also add medicine for nausea and headaches, or just a few vitamins. An hour later, you’re on your
Of course, if you wanted to rehydrate during the flu—or just to enhance your skin’s natural glow—you
could swing by here, too.
But no, Obamacare still won’t pay for it.
222 W Ontario St
(between Wells and Franklin)
Chicago, IL 60654