From a Japanese fine-dining restaurant to in-home care services and more, here are seven business updates for the North Austin area.

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Craft Omakase

Service industry veterans Tim Boyer, Nguyen Nguyen and Charlie Wang debuted a new 20-course Japanese eatery called Craft Omakase. Slated as fine dining, the restaurant’s menu varies and is seasonal. Seats are limited, so reservations are encouraged.Homewatch CareGivers

Local husband-and-wife team Meresha and Imo Eshiet started the in-home care business to offer nonmedical services focusing on everything from dementia to respite, hospital discharge, those with chronic conditions and more.Rowan

New York-based, nurse-led ear-piercing studio Rowan opened in its first Austin location. The studio uses premium metals, such as 14-karat gold and sterling silver, and provides nurse-recommended aftercare for quick healing.Four 22 Realty Group

Owned by broker Lisa Waltke, Four 22 offers apartment-locating services in addition to facilitating home sales.Los Campeones Gym Austin North

Local Timothy Mantel opened his second Austin-area Los Campeones Gym. The 21,000-square-foot facility offers five specialized rooms, including for bodybuilding, powerlifting and more—each filled with an assortment of equipment. Ten trainers offer their services, in addition to massage and physical therapy, and a place for members to meal prep. The location at 9811 Vikki Terrace, Austin, will remain open.Coming soon


The specialized, halal-certified box meal delivery service will open this spring. The service offers meals for individuals and groups through a variety of restaurant partnerships, such as Shishman Grill Mediterranean, The Fajita Guys and Teriyaki2Go.In the news

Gordon Automotive

As of Sept. 1, Daniel Wisian took ownership of the automotive shop founded by Mike and Katie Gordon in 1966. Wisian said the shop will keep the Gordon Automotive name and continue to offer the same services, in addition to adding tire services, offering five-year warranties and doubling the on-site staff for speedy repairs.