Green Chile Pork & Grits. Photo courtesy Over Easy

6 Egg-cellent Ways to Celebrate National Egg Day in Phoenix

Written by Kelly Potts Category: Lists Issue: May 2018

Be careful what you say around egg whites. Everyone knows they can’t take a yolk.

Why were the eggs running? Because they were afraid of being beaten!

Dear lord, I'm egghausted from these puns. So let’s get down to brass tacks: This Sunday, June 3, is National Egg Day, and Valley restaurants are celebrating by with some truly inspired egg dishes.

Our round-up of the best (half) dozen egg creations (and deals) in Phoenix:

Egg Day Deal, Over Easy
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Chef Aaron May’s modern morning diner is celebrating it’s 10-year anniversary with $5 and $1 egg deals on Sunday. Get a traditional one-egg breakfast (egg any style, bacon, hash browns and choice of toast) for $5, or add an egg (any style) to any meal for a buck.
Five Valley locations, eatatovereasy.com

Devilish Egg Flights, PNPK
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PNPK boasts “Devilish Egg Flights,” which includes the guest’s choice of Grandma Kerls’ secret recipe (traditional) deviled eggs; white truffle olive oil + chive eggs; bacon jam + caramelized onion eggs; smoked salmon, capers + red onion eggs; Asian wasabi + citrus slaw eggs; dill pickle + herbs eggs; or candied bacon + fresh jalapeño eggs.
$6 for three, 23335 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, pnpkaz.com

Duck Fat Fries, Salty Sow
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I know what you’re thinking… what do fries have to do with eggs? Salty Sow takes your run of the mill french fry appetizer and throws an egg on it! Their Duck Fat Fries features 110-minute egg (basically, cooked long and slow at low temperatures) and cold béarnaise. Eggcellent.
$8, 4801 E. Cactus Rd., Phoenix, saltysow.com

The Homer, Camp Social
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Can’t decide between an egg sandwich or donuts? Fret no more! Camp Social has solved all your problems with the Homer. This Donut Breakfast Sandwich, featuring a fried egg, bacon and ham sandwiched between a glazed donut as a bun and served with a mound of camp-style home fried potatoes, is as American as they come. This one will have you feeling all sorts of patriotic.
$12, 6107 N. 7th St., Phoenix, campsocial.com

Arizona Sunrise Brizza, Scramble
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Is there ever a bad time for pizza? Cold, warm, leftover, deep dish – we’ll take it all. Scramble, a breakfast & lunch joint, is offering a new signature Brizza (breakfast pizza) called the Arizona Sunrise, featuring hand tossed dough, scrambled eggs topped with turkey bacon, avocado, spinach, Monterrey jack cheese and hollandaise. Crack me open, I’m done!
$12, various locations across the Valley, azscramble.com

Southwestern Benedict, Sierra Bonita Grill
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The most imaginative of the lot: Sierra Bonita Grill’s Southwestern Benedict features panko crusted eggs atop homemade green chile beer biscuits, topped with Cure 81 ham and roasted poblano hollandaise, served with roasted root vegetables. The eggs are truly a work of art, with a golden, crunchy exterior and oozy, rich insides.
$15, 6933 N. 7th St., Phoenix, sierrabonitagrill.com

It’s time to get crackin’ on this list!