I was very excited to try this restaurant because the Courier-Journal reviewed it a few weeks ago and gave it 3 stars. I was mainly looking forward to the Beef Wellington, which I've not had for a long time. It was about a 40 minute drive from our home in New Albany, IN. We were greeted by a hostess who, when asked where we were from and we told her IN, said she was "sorry". When my husband asked her why she was sorry, her response was "Kentucky Pride". She went on to say she was joking, and I'm sure she was, but it didn't make these Hoosiers feel very welcome in the Bluegrass State! We decided to order wine and our waitress told us that the wines were listed in order from sweetest to driest but that she didn't know much more about it than that. I had a nicely presented (and pretty flavorful) Caprese salad, though the tomatoes weren't very red and ripe, though maybe that's to be expected in February. We also ordered the Sweet Potato Tots appetizer and it was just okay--seemed a bit overdone. My Beef Wellington was quite good, but even though the C-J review said it was served on a bed of mashed potatoes (also very good!), I would have preferred that the two items have been either on separate plates, or at least not one on top of the other. I thought it made the puff pastry crust of the Beef Wellington a bit mushy. It was a very large portion. My husband ordered the Beef Tenderloin and though he asked for it to be cooked medium well, when he cut into the meat, it looked like it had just come from the butcher it was so raw (much rarer than mine, which was cooked medium, just as I requested). The waitress graciously returned it to the kitchen and when it came back, it was medium well and "pretty good", but not nearly as good as mine. She was very apologetic about the mistake. All in all it was fairly disappointing--especially given the long drive to get there, though I did get my Beef Wellington "fix" for a few more years!
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