Check out the latest on these six downtown Austin-area businesses.

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Operating partners Zach Chodorow and Jesse Herman, along with chef Joe Ng, opened the 5,700-square-foot modern Chinese restaurant in the Second Street District in early November. RedFarm uses locally sourced, seasonal ingredients to create unique dim sum and main dishes, such as whole Peking duck with homemade pancakes and three sauces; steamed sea bass with basil and black bean sauce; and more. RedFarm also has a full bar with wine; sake; craft beers; and curated cocktails, such as the Wing Clapper, featuring pandan leaf-infused vodka, coconut oil-washed Chambery blanc and tonka bean-infused Noilly Prat vermouths.Bacalar

“Top Chef” winner Gabe Erales, along with partners Kevin Burns, Merrill Alley and Lara Burns Boyda, all from Austin, opened a two-story Yucatán-inspired restaurant in mid-September in the Rainey Street area. Bacalar serves dishes that include pumpkin seed salsa, grilled swordfish, pork shoulder and belly, and masa dumplings. The bar features drinks composed of regional agave spirits, lima, sour orange and mamey.Tómalo Taquería

The walk-up window is available in front of Bacalar on East 44 Avenue and opened in October. Tómalo Taquería offers food and drink options, such as breakfast and lunch tacos; agua frescas with and without alcohol; and coffee. Tómalo was started by “Top Chef” winner and Austinite Gabe Erales, along with locals Kevin Burns, Merrill Alley and Lara Burns Boyda.Family Care Center Central Austin

Founded by Dr. Chuck Weber, a psychiatrist and retired Army lieutenant colonel, the outpatient mental health services clinic offers providers with expertise in multiple disciplines to develop a comprehensive, personalized care plan for each patient with the goal of making mental health services more accessible to the community. Some of the services offered include therapy, medication management and transcranial magnetic stimulation.Coming soon

Upgrade Labs 5th Street

Owned by locals Billy and Natalie Ledbetter, Upgrade Labs offers performance-based services, such as artificially intelligent recumbent bikes and whole-body vibration plates that use adaptive technology to accelerate exercising; and recovery services to help with detoxification, excess water removal, inflammation and more.Relocations

Opportunity Austin

The economic development organization relocated from 535 E. Fifth St., Austin, to Indeed Tower on West Sixth Street in late summer. Opportunity Austin aims to boost economic growth in the Central Texas region by attracting industries such as manufacturing, automotive, technology and large businesses. The organization also attracts employees with initiatives that support mobility, safety and quality of life.