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When you think about fast food, “fresh” isn’t a term that typically jumps to mind. At least, not here in the U.S. In Greece, it’s a different story. That’s what drove Alex Alevras and his business partner and company founder, George Nikas, to open GRK, a fast-casual Greek restaurant, first in New York City and now in Washington, D.C. Alevras, the D.C. managing director, agreed to let me drill him with questions about his background as an entrepreneur and what…

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