With Canadians eating meals at home more than ever over the past year, many of us are probably looking for ways to spice up our routine — and exploring a trusty ingredient in some creative new dishes might just do the trick.
Consider eggs for instance: they're an affordable, flavourful and nutritious food that can add a special something to any dish. Whether you're in the mood for a burger, ramen or a salad, adding an egg to your meal is a way to create a unique dish and help you get protein and nutrients at the same time.
Starting May 10 and running for a limited time, search "EggsAnytime" on SkipTheDishes and get $5 off an egg-cellent lunch or dinner. Unsure of what to order? These 11 options are a good place to start.
Spicy Special Bibimbap From Korean Grill House
Address: 754 Yonge St., Toronto, ON
Why You Need To Try It: If you're already familiar with the colourful and flavoursome Korean dish, this fully loaded Bibimbap from Korean Grill House will be a real treat. Along with the usual rice, assorted vegetables and spicy gochujang, this version comes with marinated beef, chicken and shrimp. It wouldn't be bibimbap without a perfectly fried egg on top, but maybe keep a glass of water handy because this makes for one fiery lunch or dinner.
Kale & Avocado Power Salad From Aroma Espresso Bar
Address: Various, including 562 Bay St., Toronto, ON
Why You Need To Try It: Salads can be a fantastic way to nourish your body with healthy ingredients, but if they lack protein and grains, they just won't fill you up. This power salad is the real deal: complete with massaged green kale, quinoa, avocado wedges, hard-boiled egg, feta cheese and fresh chives, it's loaded with fresh and revitalizing ingredients.
Oyako Don From Raku Toronto
Address: 456 Queen St. W., Toronto, ON
Why You Need To Try It: "Donburi" literally means "bowl" in Japanese, and is often abbreviated to just "don." These rice bowl dishes are one of Raku Toronto's specialties. The Oyako Don is a yummy combination of fried egg and chicken, served with a side of soup and pickled veggies. This protein-packed meal will give you tons of energy to go about your day.
All The Time Breakfast From 7 West Cafe
Address: 7 Charles St. W., Toronto, ON
Why You Need To Try It: The only thing better than waking up to a hearty breakfast is being able to eat the same delicious meal for lunch or dinner. After all, eggs are the perfect fuel for any time of day!
The "All The Time" combo at 7 West Cafe comes with eggs your way, hash browns, toast and your choice of bacon, ham or smoked turkey, and can be delivered — you guessed it — at any time of the day.
7 West Cafe is known for doing the classics right, and this traditional diner meal is no exception.
Harvest Bowl From Impact Kitchen
Address: 573 King St. E., Toronto, ON
Why You Need To Try It: This wholesome bowl is loaded with gluten- and dairy-free ingredients like roasted Brussels sprouts, celery toor and arugula topped with a protein-rich hard-boiled egg, bacon and zesty pickled red onions. Whether you order it for lunch or dinner, this bountiful dish certainly has the feel-good factor.
The Big Ram From Black Sheep Burger
Address: 1055 Yonge St., Toronto, ON
Why You Need To Try It: This resto is sure to satisfy any die-hard burger fans with the fully loaded Big Ram. A beef patty topped with a fried egg, bacon, cheddar cheese and a secret burger sauce, this meal is perfectly paired with a cold beer on the couch.
Pad Thai From Thai Home
Address: 133 Roncesvalles Ave., Toronto, ON
Why You Need To Try It: Thai Home is your destination for authentic, scrumptious Thai food, and if you're craving some rich, sweet and sour pad thai, you can get $5 off your next delivery order with them.
Rice noodles stir-fried with egg, tofu and piquant tamarind sauce, topped with green onions, lemon and peanuts — that's pure bliss.
Avocado Toast With Poached Eggs From Smith Restaurant
Address: 553 Church St., Toronto, ON
Why You Need To Try It: If you're looking to pair the crunchiness of fresh toast with the smooth creaminess of avocados and eggs, Smith Restaurant has you covered.
This Canadian restaurant offers a variety of dishes for lunch and dinner, from Belgian waffles to eggs prepared all kinds of way, but their fully stacked avocado toast with poached eggs definitely steals the show, and it'll keep you energized all day long.
Com Op-La From Pho Lang Viet
Address: 50 Kennedy Rd. S. #59d, Brampton, ON
Why You Need To Try It: This Brampton staple is a go-to destination for incredible Vietnamese food. Com Op-La translates as "fried eggs with rice", and is as delicious as it is simple. Served with your choice of grilled pork, beef or chicken, you can't go wrong with this classic Vietnamese dish.Menu
Chashu Don From Ramen Isshin
Address: 609 Queen St. W., Toronto, ON
Why You Need To Try It: This dish is perfect for anyone who loves the flavours of ramen but just doesn't feel like soup right now. Instead of thick noodles and broth, the slow-braised pork belly, green onions, nori and (of course) marinated soft boiled egg are served on a generous heap of freshly steamed rice. Seasoned with Kewpie mayo and special soy sauce, this dish just the thing for a satisfying lunch or dinner.Menu
Chicken Cobb Salad From Smash Kitchen & Bar
Address: 4261 Hwy. 7, Unionville, ON
Why You Need To Try It: This American-style salad is both refreshing and tasty. Packed with chopped romaine hearts, grilled chicken, bacon, avocado, goat cheese, crispy chickpeas, cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, hard-boiled egg, and a honey-dijon dressing, it might even leave you feeling full all the way to bedtime.
Whether you're craving something cozy like ramen or pad thai, a hearty burger, or a superfood salad, these dishes show how eggs can be a great way to add an extra punch of flavour and protein to your next lunch or dinner.
And with the $5 off deal from Get Cracking and SkipTheDishes, there's never been a better time to try an egg in a new dish, delivered right to your home. Simply order the egg dish of your dreams between 11am and midnight while the promotion is running and the discount will automatically be applied at checkout.