The Crêpes and Cocaine of Hunter S. Thompson

Our breakfast burrito is looking very lame.
Our breakfast burrito is looking very lame. Photo: Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images

“The food factor should always be massive: four Bloody Marys, two grapefruits, a pot of coffee, Rangoon crêpes, a half-pound of either sausage, bacon, or corned-beef hash with diced chilies, a Spanish omelette or eggs Benedict, a quart of milk, a chopped lemon for random seasoning, and something like a slice of key lime pie, two margaritas and six lines of the best cocaine for dessert.” —Hunter S. Thompson, 1979, on his breakfast party favors, including a prerequisite that the meal’s consumption should occur after noon, and (naturally) naked. [Lapham’s Quarterly]