The August 5 episode of the Austin Breakdown features an interview with Gabriela Bucio, the local restaurateur behind Gabriela's, Taquero Mucho and other local hotspots, plus a conversation with Community Impact reporter Katy McAfee about an upcoming audit of Central Health.

Gabriela Bucio builds an Austin empire

If you don’t already know Gabriela Bucio's name, then you’ve probably seen the mark she’s left on Austin. Bucio is the owner of a number of popular Austin businesses, including Gabriela’s, Mala Vida nightclub, Seareina’s, Revival Coffee and Instagram’s favorite pink taco shop, Taquero Mucho.

The local mogul has several new projects on the horizon, including her first venture in Houston, which will be the third location of her flagship restaurant, Gabriela’s.

Bucio joins the podcast to discuss her upcoming plans and her journey to becoming a local mogul.

Also on this episode...

San Marcos city council certifies a petition allowing residents to vote on the decriminalization of marijuana; Austin City Council renames a street that referenced the Confederacy; Dripping Springs visitor bureau prepares for upcoming solar eclipses; and more.