Old-School Scoops Return as Salt & Straw Opens Its Vault

Ready for some vintage vibes? The artisanal ice cream company's Vault Menu is back, for a limited time, starting on Feb. 5.

Salt & Straw

What to Know

  • Feb. 5-March 18
  • Celebrating the artisanal ice cream company's 10th anniversary
  • Brown Ale & Bacon is returning, as is Salted Caramel Cupcake

Life in LA Land is on the damper side as January 2021 wraps up, but any person who has spent a late winter afternoon around Southern California knows that sunshine always returns, the days do indeed grow longer, and we might even have a warm spell or two before winter concludes.

Which means we may be in the mood for ice cream, and not just any ice cream, but fancily-fashioned ice cream, but not just any fancy ice cream, but the kind of ice cream we recall loving during a past ice cream-eating episode.

Which is all to say this: Some of the popular past flavors created by the team at Salt & Straw, the started-in-Portland, now-found-in-SoCal company, are making a return in February.

On Feb. 5, to be exact, and only for a limited time.

But vaults don't creeeeak open without reason, and this particular vault opening is as sweet as a scoop of something frosty and flavorful: The dessert-perfect powerhouse will soon be marking its 10th anniversary.

Which means that favorites like Salted Caramel Cupcake (the first of the Salt & Straw flavors to include a baked good mix-in), Cinnatopia Cinnamon Bun (a treat invented by a second-grader), and Strawberry Tres Leches will again pop up on menus.

Rounding out the creamy quintet?

Citrus mavens who don't do dairy, get stoked: Lemon Cheesecake Crumble will make a return engagement.

Yep, good memory if you know the details on this one: Lemon Cheesecake Crumble is one of the former stars of the company's now-annual Vegandulgence series.

And adding a bit of dinner to dessert? Brown Ale & Bacon will be back to hearty-up your sweet-seeking experience.

Want a few of these tempting pints shipped to your house? Salt & Straw will be sending its vault goodies around the nation.

But don't dally: With the end of winter (almost) comes the end of this series. These five fanciful flavors head back into the vault on March 18.

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