THE EGG-AND-CHEESE GOES HIGH-END

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PDXWT
Portland Penny Diner
Portland, Oregon
The WT equals "white trash" in this highbrow low-rent egg sandwich at Vitaly Paley's soda shop, with duck bologna, a soft Parker House roll, and coffee mayo that are all house-made.
portlandpennydiner.com

FRIED CHICKEN AND EGGS
Empire State South
Atlanta
Hugh Acheson's breakfast sandwich is built on a biscuit stuffed with crunchy buttermilk-battered and fried chicken, a fried egg, and a swipe of house-made crimson pepper jelly.
empirestatesouth.com

BRUSSELS SPROUTS, EGG, AND CHEESE BISCUIT
Lauretta Jean's
Portland, Oregon
Kate McMillen uses her grandma's recipe for the flaky, two-inch-tall dreams she stuffs with local eggs, Monterey Jack cheese, and Brussels sprouts, which are shaved into a rough slaw and sautéed in butter and chili flakes.
laurettajean.com

PORK SHOULDER AND EGG SANDWICH
Jam
Chicago
Jeffrey Mauro braises coriander-and-fennel-cured pork shoulder for three hours in cider to create the star of this over-easy-egg sandwich, served on a roll with two types of ricotta and pickled-plum preserves.
jamrestaurant.com

THE FAIRFAX
Eggslut
Los Angeles
At this huevo-themed food truck, chive-and-gray-salt-dusted scrambled eggs, caramelized onions, and Tillamook Cheddar are tucked inside a squishy brioche bun spread with sriracha mayo.
eggslut.com

ARTISANAL PORK SCRAPPLE SANDWICH
Two Boroughs Larder
Charleston, South Carolina
Homesick for his favorite pork pâté, Philadelphia native Joshua Keeler makes his own scrapple using heirloom pigs and lays it on a hard roll with local eggs and aged Cheddar.
twoboroughslarder.com