We live in Madison and were very excited to try this restaurant and decided to go on valentine's day 2012. I knew going in that the chef was said to be great and the place was a little pricey as most fine dining places are. They had a special multi-course dinner because it was valentine's day. We were both disappointed in the very, very little amount of food u get for the price (which was double the usual price because of the day). I am ok with small portions but u expect to be wowed with the food and neither one of us felt that at all. Presentation on the plate is mainly what was good as well as the atmosphere, but the food was just ok and our server was not good if u could even find her...plus we didn't even go until 10pm (they were taking late night reservations for people who wanted to maybe avoid the crowded dinner time) and we were there for over 2.5 hours when they weren't even busy (long wait between courses). I am not stingy with my money, but for $250 anyone should expect to be amazed, not here. We won't be back. I have ate dinner at high end restaurants in cities like Chicago, Minneapolis area, etc and is no comparison!...even spent less and walked away with that good "wow" feeling at those places. Just disappointing.