Baltimore can’t seem to get enough of the tapas trend, even though it’s worn out its welcome in most other U.S. cities. Centro Tapas Bar is the latest entrant, and is a solid performer, serving stylish, authentic takes on Spanish-style small plates. There’s a lot to choose from on the menu, including charcuterie, cheeses and counter tapas, as well as a long list of hot tapas (creamy chicken and Serrano ham fritters, crispy potatoes with a spicy pepper sauce, a confit of organic chicken wings with a sour ancho chile sauce, crispy rockfish fritters, traditional paella with Calasparra rice, prawns, mussels and clams). The well-chosen wine list is made up exclusively of Spanish and South American bottles, and the interiors have been chicly updated. Open for dinner Tuesday through Sunday. 1444 Light St., 443-869-6871

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