Cindy Wolf

Bar Vasquez impresses in Fells Point with curated wine, balanced cocktails

Bar Vasquez impresses in Fells Point with curated wine, balanced cocktails

In Baltimore, even the most posh bars can be ripe for a rebrand.

Tony Foreman recognized this in Pazo, the Fells Point hotspot he opened with chef Cindy Wolf in 2004. After operating as a Spanish restaurant for a decade, Pazo kept its name but became a Southern Italian eatery a few years ago. In late summer 2016, however, the Foreman Wolf Restaurant Group announced a true fresh start in the form of Bar Vasquez, an Argentinian-inspired treat for diners and imbibers alike.

A year after opening, Bar Vasquez seems nicely settled into its somewhat-new home. (While the décor has been updated, Bar Vasquez and Pazo are pretty much structurally the same, Foreman said.) A...

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