The story of a beloved Italian Matriarch and an inside joke about a French Empress form the identity of Josephine House; one of the 10 Best New Restaurants in the US. Josephine is the diminutive counterpart to Jeffrey‘s. Where Jeffrey‘s is derived from its immediate context, Jo is the story of Mrs. Viscardi merged with an inside story about a tongue-in-cheek painting. Josephine Viscardi’s family is part of the Clarksville history of Italian immigrantswho settled in this historic freedman’s town. Designed by Föda.