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. Instagram/pivster92
This pasta? Better with an egg on it. Instagram/onehungryjew
Look how much better this croissant is with an egg on it. Instagram/onehungryjew
This hash... is better with an egg on it. Instagram/hotsauce.today
Breakfast sandwiches, man. Always better with eggs on them. Instagram/Thrillist
This toast is definitely improved by the addition of an egg on it. Instagram/mallorykprol
This tomato is certainly more excellent with an egg on it. Instagram/chicityfoodie
This poutine? Mad tight with an egg on it. Instagram/sandwichweeen
This egg-improved BLT should be called a BLET. Instagram/Thrillist
This fried rice is made better by the runny egg on it. Instagram/damoneats
This pizza is superior to other pizzas without eggs on them. Instagram/windycitydinnerfairy
This burger is only as good as the egg on it. Instagram/adamsoko
Check out this mac and cheese that's truly upgraded by the inclusion of a fried egg. Instagram/jasoneats
A Buffalo chicken sandwich < this Buffalo chicken sandwich with this egg on it. Instagram/nycfoodandtravel
HOLY SHIT, THERE'S NO ROOM ON THIS FRIED EGG-BUN SANDWICH TO PUT ANOTHER EGG ON IT. Instagram/Thrillist This bacon-wrapped avocado ball is better with an egg in it.
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