Five dishes that prove fried eggs make everything better

There are few savory dishes in this world that would not be improved with a fried egg on top. Burgers, pizza and sandwiches prove that a runny, sunny yolk doesn’t have to be relegated to breakfast. We rounded up some of our favorite egg-topped dishes in the city for your consideration. Next time you’re out, why not put an egg on it?

Fire Deck Brunch Pizza
The Gregory
The pie at The Watermark’s classy restaurant features a Roman-style crust topped with a provolone blend, peppered lard, shaved ham and two sunny-side-up eggs. thegregorybr.com

Mole Enchiladas
Mestizo Louisiana Mexican Restaurant
A brunch variation of the traditional Mexican dish, Mestizo’s enchiladas are stuffed with sautéed spinach and feta, stacked on top of each other, then topped with mole verde, sliced avocado and two fried eggs. mestizorestaurant.com

Schnitzel Holstein
DiGiulio Brothers Italian Cafe
The kitchen at DiGiulio Brothers channels northern Italy for a brunch dish of breaded and fried scallopine of veal topped with a fried egg and anchovies, served with spaghettini or garlic and cheese grits. digiulios.com

Good Morning Burger
Your Mom’s Restaurant & Bar
No matter the time of day, it’s hard to pass up this massive burger featuring an 8-ounce patty topped with crispy bacon, pepper jack cheese, mayo, lettuce, tomato and an over-easy egg on a sourdough bun. yourmomsrestaurantandbar.com

This article was originally published in the September 2017 issue of 225 Magazine.