Three Flags Tavern: Best New Restaurant of 2014?

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Three Flags' fried chicken.

When chef John O’Brien and his wife, Cathy, opened Three Flags Tavern, they intended to create a simple neighborhood spot. What they ended up with could possibly be the best new restaurant of 2014. You may not have heard O’Brien’s name before (though he came up in some of the city’s finest kitchens — Balaban’s, King Louie’s, the Ritz-Carlton, the Saint Louis Club and, most recently, Table Three in Wildwood), but that’s about to change and fast.

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Photos by Corey Woodruff for the Riverfront Times.

Published on June 11, 2014