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Josephine

2316 12th Ave. S. (Elmwood Ave.) Send to Phone
Josephine brings a comfortable bistro with panache to this thriving neighborhood.
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Josephine Restaurant Review

: The 12th South neighborhood of Nashville has seen dramatic development in recent years, and this bistro contributes its warm yet lively vibe. The brainchild of Miranda Whitcomb, who opened Frothy Monkey Coffee (later sold to an employee) as well as the popular Burger Up, Josephine carries along her impeccable style and commitment to local ingredients. Presiding over the kitchen is chef Andy Little who hails from Pennsylvania farm country and later the Culinary Institute of America. He follows the seasons, which might mean serving Swiss chard and ham hock topped with rich scallops or beef cheeks with horseradish risotto and rosemary crumble. Diners will find the hallmark of bistros with white tile, leather banquettes and antiqued mirrors on the walls surrounding a square bar planted in the middle of the room. From there guests can choose wines from a “living” menu that changes often and showcases small family-owned producers. All wines by the glass are international including the one made from the rarely seen Gros Manseng grape. For dessert you’ll find chocolate ganache tart with peanut mousse as well as Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams, which has a shop next door.

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