Whether the chicken or the egg came first is up for debate, but what's indisputable is that a runny-yolked Midas touch turns everyday food into edible gold. Here's visual proof that everything is better with an egg on it, courtesy of some of our favorite Instagrammers.
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This egg sandwich is much better with an egg on it.
This pasta? Better with an egg on it.
Look how much better this croissant is with an egg on it.
This hash... is better with an egg on it.
Breakfast sandwiches, man. Always better with eggs on them.
This toast is definitely improved by the addition of an egg on it.
This tomato is certainly more excellent with an egg on it.
This poutine? Mad tight with an egg on it.
This egg-improved BLT should be called a BLET.
This fried rice is made better by the runny egg on it.
This pizza is superior to other pizzas without eggs on them.
This burger is only as good as the egg on it.
Check out this mac and cheese that's truly upgraded by the inclusion of a fried egg.
A Buffalo chicken sandwich < this Buffalo chicken sandwich with this egg on it.
HOLY SHIT, THERE'S NO ROOM ON THIS FRIED EGG-BUN SANDWICH TO PUT ANOTHER EGG ON IT.
This bacon-wrapped avocado ball is better with an egg in it.
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