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Bethesda's newest businesses offer menswear and Mediterranean fare

Want to get to know the latest businesses to open in Bethesda? Two are Greek restaurants and one is a retailer selling custom-made menswear. Read on to learn more about these new arrivals.

The Big Greek Cafe 

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Stroll past 4806 Rugby Ave. in the Woodmont Triangle and you'll find The Big Greek Cafe - Bethesda. It replaces another Greek restaurant in the same location, and brings its approach to counter-order Mediterranean fare from its other Maryland locations. 

Expect to see grilled lamb chops, a spanakopita platter and crispy calamari on the menu. Every Wednesday, the eatery features $5 gyros.

Thelo Greek Grill

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Just blocks away you'll find another Greek spot in the Woodmont Triangle. Thelo Greek Grill, at 8009 Norfolk Ave., is located at the former site of Bistro LaZeez.

Umbrellas cover several tables out front, while images of Greece line the walls inside. There are many ways to consume grilled meats here, from gyros to souvlaki. Other favorites like moussaka, dolmathes and Greek salad are also on offer. Strained Greek yogurt with sour cherries is among a short list of desserts.


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Indochino is a bespoke clothing retailer that recently opened a showroom at 4856 Bethesda Ave. in Bethesda Row. The rapidly expanding Indochino makes suits to your measurements, taken in person at one of its nearly 30 showrooms in North America or done online.

The staff helps you choose from among the evolving collection of suits, shirts and jackets. Select a fabric and then customize it with a monogram, collar felts or special linings. Suits arrive in about four weeks. It also sells accessories like ties and pocket squares.