It wasn’t even 8 yet on a Sunday morning, and Lindsay and I were by far having one of the weirdest mornings one can imagine. We decided to go to Blue Sky Cafe and get breakfast to relax after an eventful morning. When Lindsay goes out to breakfast, she likes to order a dish of her own and then get a sweet dish that everyone can share. I, of course, see no fault in this logic so we decided to do that.
For my meal I ordered the veggie stir off the the specials menu. It was broccoli, brussels sprouts, red onion, fresh thyme, smoked gouda, sweet potato, and scrambled eggs. I ordered egg whites instead and got it with wheat toast. My veggie stir was scrumptious and I was glad I ordered it to help balance off the sweet dish Lindsay and I decided to order. What really made my veggie stir great though was the orange marmalade jam that came with it. I’m never been big into jam and jelly, but this was absolutely amazing. I wish I could get a bottle of it to keep at home (although it’s probably better that I can’t or else I would eat it all the time). I would lather a light layer on my toast, put my eggs and vegetables on top, and my taste buds were in heaven. Next time I go here, if my meal come with toast I’m going to request I get this jam because it is to die for.
Lindsay ordered the mega breakfast sandwich. It consisted of eggs, avocado, onion, tomato, pesto, and was topped with smoked gouda cheese and served on bread that was pressed on the panini grill. She ordered it with whole grain bread and requested fruit instead of homefries. I took a bite of her sandwich and it was delicious. Personally, this sandwich is my idea of the perfect breakfast sandwich and I would definitely consider ordering it next time I go to Blue Sky, unless they have the veggie scramble with the orange marmalade jam – I’m still not over how good the jam was.
For the pièce de résistance, we ordered the banana bourbon French toast, which was french toast drenched in maple syrup and topped with bananas. This dish is the definition of decadent, but something super sugary and “good for the soul” is the healthy way to start your morning, right? It was a good thing we split this because it’s so sweet, it’s hard for one person to finish (and if I’m saying that, that really means something because I can handle very rich foods with no problem). The bananas on top were great because bananas aren’t a very sugary tasting fruit so they helped balance off the pool of maple syrup. It was absolutely delicious though and I wouldn’t hesitate to order it again.
Blue Sky has a cute cafe setup that’s small and welcoming. Although because it’s small, it can get very crowded. I wouldn’t dare go there on a Saturday or Sunday around brunch time without a reservation. The menu is reasonably priced, and the portions are big enough that you can leave very satisfied or have some to take home for later. The service was good but nothing to rave about. I definitely plan to go back from breakfast another time, although hopefully next time I will have a more normal start to my morning.
Blue Sky Cafe
22 W 4th St, Bethlehem, PA 18015