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Ms. P’s Electric Cock Closed, Tim Gunn at Geraldine’s, and More A.M. Intel

The latest ten restaurant tidbits in Austin served right now

Ms. P’s Electric Cock trailer closed.
Ms. P’s Electric Cock trailer closed.
Nadia Chaudhury/EATX

— Looks like Taco Cabana’s South Lamar replacement sibling chain Pollo Tropical is now open, serving fast Caribbean-inspired fare.

— Ms. P's Electric Cock's iconic food trailer on South Congress is now closed in anticipation of the brick and mortar opening on Oltorf in September. For your fried chicken fix, head to its other trailer holed up on Rainey Street.

— Style guru and Project Runway host Tim Gunn stopped by Geraldine’s for a drink.

— Swift's Attic's Big Ass Burger special tonight involves a Reese's Cup-stuffed beef patty, in honor of Elvis Presley.

Barley Swine’s old location on South Lamar for rent.
Barley Swine’s old location on South Lamar for rent.
Nadia Chaudhury/EATX

— Barley Swine’s former location on South Lamar is now up for rent.

— Eastside Cafe's second bout of temporary shutters begins today, Monday, July 18 into tomorrow, Tuesday, July 19, for small renovations.

— On the heels of just opening earlier this month, seafood-focused Coast kicked off Sunday brunch yesterday with salmon pastrami and crab cake Benedict.

Texas Monthly's next issue is all about burgers.

Saveur paged through Sunset's Barbecue Cookbook, a very detailed smoked meats guide published in 1938, with helpful tips on building any sort of pit in any spot.

— Freedmen’s pitmaster Evan LeRoy is already thinking about Thanksgiving as he tested out potential themed sausages doused in gravy.

Preview of something we're working on for this fall. #happythanksgiving #threemonthsearly #gravy

A video posted by Evan LeRoy (@evanlroy) on

Swift's Attic

315 Congress Avenue, , TX 78701 (512) 482-8842 Visit Website

Coast Bar + Kitchen

360 Nueces St #20, Austin, TX 78701 (512) 850-4673 Visit Website

Eastside Cafe

2113 Manor Rd, Austin, TX 78722 512-476-5858

Freedmen's

2402 San Gabriel Street, , TX 78705 (512) 220-0953 Visit Website

Ms P's Electric Cock

1101 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704 (512) 912-7778 Visit Website

Pollo Tropical

211 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704

Geraldine's

605 Davis Street, , TX 78701 (512) 476-4755 Visit Website

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