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Josephine's Modern American Bistro Restaurant Review: The John Milton Clarke House, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, provides a stately background for the restaurant opened by siblings Tony and Jill Cosentino, who named the restaurant in honor of their late mother. While Marlene Cosentino, Tony’s wife, runs the dining room, Tony takes charge in the kitchen, utilizing topnotch ingredients to turn out creative, eclectic dishes that reflect the American melting pot: pork osso buco, pecan-encrusted fish tacos, beef tenderloin medallions with mole and adobo wild mushroom crêpes. Many dishes include touches of the Southwestern vernacular. The extensive wine list offers choices from France, Italy, Germany, Spain, Portugal, Australia, South Africa, Argentina, Chile, California, Washington and Oregon. The brunch menu includes everything from bananas Foster brioche french toast to Flagstaff steak-and-potato hash.