Any true lover of eggs knows that, while they may be associated with breakfast, eggs can be enjoyed at any time of the day. Breakfast, lunch, dinner or just because, these affordable morsels are delicious and also nutritious, loaded with protein, vitamins and minerals. For some it might be hard to imagine anything better than eggs on toast, but then Ottawa's chefs decided to get involved.

From eggs benny to dumplings and biryani, the dishes being whipped up by some of the city's finest local restaurants are taking the egg in all sorts of directions, and Ottawans can put them to the test with a sweet discount thanks to Get Cracking and SkipTheDishes.

Starting May 10 and until supplies last, you can get $5 off any egg dish from participating restaurants through the Skip app by searching the tag, "EggsAnytime." Choose a local restaurant, find your favourite dish and order your meal straight to your door.

Egg Biryani From Aahar The Taste of India

Address: 3993 Riverside Dr., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Try It: Eggs are so versatile that they add to even the most flavourful foods, like aromatic, spicy biryani. Order this Egg Biryani from Aahar the Taste of India and you'll get basmati rice that's prepared with cumin, onions, Indian spices and boiled fried egg. Yum!


The Classic Eggs Benedict From Eggspectation

Address: 171 Bank St., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Try It: You can't go wrong with eggs benny, right? This one from Eggspectation is the classic combination of poached eggs and hollandaise sauce on top of smoked ham and a toasted English muffin that will get any egg-lover excited.


Chinese Chive, Egg & Shrimp Dumpling From Dumpling? Dumpling!

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Address: 382 Bank St., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Try It: Looking for something new for lunch? The Chinese Chive, Egg and Shrimp dumplings from Dumpling? Dumpling! deliver a delicious flavour combo in every bite. Plus, you have the choice of having your dish boiled, steamed, pan-fried or deep-fried so you can enjoy your ideal texture.


Belmont Sandwich From Oat Couture Cafe

Oat Couture Cafe

Address: 750 Gladstone Ave., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Try It: If you're looking for a new take on a breakfast sandwich, Oat Couture Cafe has one that isn't just for breakfast. The Belmont Breakfast Sandwich is loaded with everything you need for a satisfying lunch including teriyaki oat hollandaise, mushrooms, kale, cheddar, mayo, bacon and, of course, egg, between a fluffy English muffin.


Bibimbap from Gyubee Japanese Grill

Address: 95 York St., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Try It: Nothing champions egg like a bibimbap. This iconic Korean dish is made with rice, a rainbow assortment of vegetables, spicy gochujang, marinated beef and a fried egg. It's truly a celebration of taste and texture, with a yummy sunny-side up egg taking centre stage.


Salmon Benny Eggs Benedict From Gabriel's Pizza

Address: 100 Metcalfe St., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Try It: For the fish lovers, get a load of the Salmon Benny at Gabriel's Pizza. Creamy hollandaise and soft poached egg are a smooth accompaniment to the salty salmon and toothsome English muffin. It's also served with home fries and fresh fruit for a tasty, balanced meal.


Egg, Cheese & Bacon Breakfast Sandwich From Cadmans Montreal Bagels

Address: 2177 Carling Ave., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: There's nothing like a classic bacon, egg and cheese breakfast sandwich. This one from Cadmans Montreal Bagels gets it completely right, and you can even add pickles for some extra zing. It's a reliable choice for any time you're craving eggs for lunch or dinner.


Egg Fried Rice From Bambu Restaurant

Address: 3993 Riverside Dr., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Try It: Fried rice is a classic dish that never disappoints but how about adding some delectable eggs to the mix? Egg Fried Rice from Bambu Restaurant is perfect for lunch or dinner — or even for breakfast the next morning if you have leftovers.


Chicken Cutlet With Egg On Rice From 168 Sushi Buffet

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Address: 1760 St. Laurent Blvd., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Try It: Instead of ordering the same sushi you always do from 168 Sushi Buffet, why not try something extra special like the Chicken Cutlet with Egg on Rice? The savoury combo of mouthwatering chicken, fried egg and rice is a great option for lunch or dinner.


Western Omelette From Eddy's Diner

Address: 777 Bank St., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Try It: Omelettes are such an underrated and delicious way to enjoy eggs, and this dish from Eddy's Diner is no different. Ideal for lunch or dinner and served on toast with a side of home fries, the Western Omelette is filled with ham, onions and green peppers.


Breakfast Club Sandwich Platter From Gabriel's Pizza

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Address: 100 Metcalfe St., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Try It: There aren't many things more satisfying than a BLT, and at Gabriel's Pizza, they've taken the classic to new heights.

The Breakfast Club Sandwich Platter is a double-decker, two-egg sandwich with all the fixings including bacon, lettuce, tomato and cheese. This generous dish has everything you need to refuel for lunch or satisfy after a busy day.


House Special Fried Rice From Eggroll Factory

Eggroll Factory

Address: 261 Centrepointe Dr., Nepean, ON

Why You Need To Go: This House Special Fried Rice dish from Eggroll Factory is a unique take on this classic Chinese takeaway favourite. With egg, shrimp and chicken, it's loaded with tasty ingredients and a surprise splash of barbecue to really make it their own. It's probably a dinner dish, but no judgment if you want to eat this one the second you wake up in the morning.


With many Canadians eating more meals at home, Get Cracking and SkipTheDishes are making it easier than ever to have lunch or dinner delivered right to your doorstep.

So when you've decided what you want, just head to SkipTheDishes and either search for the participating restaurant directly, or use the tag "EggsAnytime" to get $5 off your egg dish. The offer is available from 11am to midnight every day during the promotion, and the discount will be automatically applied to your order.

Whether you choose dumplings, fried rice or a classic eggs benny, you'll be sure to find a tasty, egg-filled meal that you can enjoy with a discount at any time of the day.

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