josephine-house

Empress Joséphine’s Sapphire and Diamond Parure, sold by Hortense de Beauharnais, Queen of Holland, to King Louis Philippe of the French in 1821.

Extravagant gold and red bedroom at The Château de Malmaison, a country house about 7 miles from Paris.

It was formerly the residence of  Josephine de Beauharnais & her husband General Napoleon Bonaparte, and with the Tuileries, was from 1800 to 1802 the headquarters of the French government.

Top Ten scary parts in ASoUE:

- The effects of the medusiod mycelium.

- When the bald man was like ‘You better not cross Count Olaf or he might wreck that pretty little face.’

- The first time Olaf calls Aunt Josephine’s house

- The LEECHES

- The question mark showing up on the sonar

- When the kids find all the pictures of themselves in Madame Lulu’s tent.

- Olaf talking to the kids in the jail cell and telling them they have to pick who lives

- when they get out of the tunnel and it’s the ruins of their house

- the bald man and fernald talking about how pretty violet is while she’s knocked out

- The white faced women dragging Duncan and Isadora to the car

Empress Joséphine’s Sapphire and Diamond Parure, sold by Hortense de Beauharnais, Queen of Holland, to King Louis Philippe of the French in 1821.

Josephine House

1601 Waterson Ave
Austin, TX 78703

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Josephine House is one of the most gorgeous brunch spots I’ve been to. They have an all-white interior with white chairs/tables and a cute patio with beautiful marble tables. It’s a very sit-and-chat type of place because service is veeeery slow.

We came here on a bright, sunny day and sat outside. They have comfortable chairs and booth seating with fans above in the corners.

The housemade sodas are very light. They taste like carbonated water with a splash of flavor in them.

The breads are DELICIOUS. Freshly baked with a side of thick jam and butter so soft, you could slice it with a piece of paper. I highly recommend getting any bread, as you can’t go wrong here. I really liked the zucchini and fennel bread.

For my main course, I had lamb polenta with a poached egg. It was really thick and heavy… but the meat was really tender! I took it to go and it was still great the next day.

I can’t speak for all of my friends’ dishes because I was so full, I could barely try their plates… but the lamb tartine was also a good choice.

Cute, cute place, but be sure you’re not in a rush!