Friday, June 02, 2006

Eggs Make It Breakfast

I was traveling this week and had the misfortune of trying to find something to eat for breakfast around 9:00 am in the Phoenix, AZ, airport, which meant lots and lots of food court style chains. I noticed once again something that intrigued me in the past: apparently all you have to do to turn an ordinary crappy fast food lunch item into a crappy fast food breakfast item is add scrambled eggs to it.

Thus, the breakfast burrito, which is pretty much the same as any other burrito (shredded beef, cheese, and salsa wrapped in a tortilla)--except that scrambled eggs are mixed in. And, breakfast pizza, which is just a regular sausage and onion pizza with clumps of scrambled egg added.

I'm not sure what it is about the eggs that make it breakfast, but that seems to be the new rule on the American fast food scene.

The breakfast burrito was okay, by the way--but it would have been better without the egg.

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