Federal Realty has announced that Melina, a new full-service, fine casual Greek restaurant by the founders of Cava, Cava Mezze, and Julii, will open on Monday, November 22, 2021 at 905 Rose Avenue in North Bethesda’s Pike & Rose neighborhood.
Founded by Cava partners Ted Xenohristos, Dimitri Moshovitis, and Ike Grigoropoulos, the 3,593-square-foot establishment is the team’s second restaurant at Pike & Rose. Named after Dimitri’s daughter, Melina is located on the street level of 909 Rose near the group’s French concept, Julii, which opened in 2018.
Image 1: Beef Tartare with Avgolemono Foam, Cabbage, Wild Fennel and Egg Yolk
Image 2: Roasted Heirloom Carrots with Smoked Manouri Cheese, Spiced Granola and Pickled Raisins
Image 3: Slow Roasted Lamb Neck with House Made Pita