Blaze Pizza, the California-based pizza chain, is on track to open its first downtown Baltimore location in February.
The quick-service restaurant is opening in the Inner Harbor at 600 E. Pratt St., in 2,900 square feet of the space that previously housed Famous Footwear.
When Blaze Pizza opens in Baltimore, it will become the chain's fourth location in the state behind restaurants in Bethesda, College Park and Laurel. The Maryland locations are operated by AMPAL Group, a franchise group led by Amit Patel that also owns Buffalo Wild Wings and BurgerFi franchises.
Blaze Pizza was founded in 2012 in Irvine, Calif., by Elise and Rick Wetzel, who also...