I have a friend who likes eggs, but is “funny” about the egg-on-top-of-everything trend. I can’t say I blame her.
My first experience with this happened long before it became a thing-about 15 or so years ago. I visited an authentic Mexican restaurant in my old neighborhood. This restaurant is probably what would be considered an institution-it’s been around for decades, even though the neighborhood isn’t considered to be the greatest anymore. At the time of this visit, the entire menu was in Spanish and although I could decipher the usual familiar terms (enchilada, tamale, etc.), I didn’t understand many of the descriptions. I noted that many of the meals were topped with something called a “huevo frito”. I was pretty surprised when my meal arrived with a fried egg on top, which I carefully slid it off of my food and onto a separate small plate.