Sweet Block at 24 Vital Way in Silver Spring (Colesville) has announced it will hold its grand opening on Monday, October 17. Sweet Block will offer tropical desserts along with traditional treats only found in the streets of various Latin countries. The “one stop dessert shop” will feature Latin food, art, and culture from countries such as Mexico, Colombia, El Salvador, Brazil, Puerto Rico, and Peru. Some of the menu items include Mangonadas, Esquites (corn in a cup), in-house ice cream, carved/prepared fruits, and juices/smoothies.
Sweet Block originally planned planned to open in the fall of 2021, according to the initial opening announcement in June of 2021, but had to deal with a few delays in the last year. The dessert spot posted the following on social media regarding the opening: “We are finally excited to announce our grand opening date. It was a long journey but we know one thing for sure; Gods timing is always perfect. Thank you for patiently waiting! Grand opening date: Monday, October 17th! Hello Tropical State of Mind ”