Josephine’s Plans to Serve ‘Killer Brunch’ in Tasting Room Space

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As the Times reported last week, Jim Chu, Johnny Santiago, and Kevin Felker are taking over the old Tasting Room spot on Elizabeth Street. We ran into a employee over the weekend and learned that the New American bistro will be named Josephines. If all goes to plan, it should be serving a killer brunch by early May. The previous tenant set the bar pretty high as far as brunch goes, but lets hope Josephines is a worthy successor, since the waits at nearby Caf Habana and Caf Colonial can be pretty much unbearable.