Desserts

Vegan ice cream-style dessert shop Sweet Ritual reopens in Austin

The Airport Boulevard dessert shop, Sweet Ritual, returns to the game after a hiatus.

This scares people who don’t eat dairy products. In January, Austin vegan frozen dessert store Sweet Ritual announced it would be closing indefinitely.

Owner Amelia Raley at the time blamed the pressures of the coronavirus pandemic for the hiatus. But now Raley is back in the scoop game.

Last week via Instagram, Raley announced a soft reopening of the Sweet Ritual storefront at 4631 Airport Blvd., #125.

“It’s been about six weeks since we closed our scoop store and went on hiatus due to the pandemic and the resulting supply chain issues, price increases and poor sales” due to the delta and omicron variants, Raley wrote.

She continued, “As of this week, we are in a transitional period of soft opening,” and the store will be open from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. The hours will soon get longer, she wrote.