We're always trying new places for lunch that are downtown-near. Dawn and I have driven by the Pepper Pod on Monmouth a million times and we finally decided to stop by.
But it was at this point that we quickly realized they allow smoking in the restaurant (oh thanks Kentucky). Not only that the staff was smoking. Pretty much the whole place smells like smoke - but we happened to be sitting near smokers - so it was pretty awful. If you have a low tolerance for cigarette smoke then I wouldn't even try it.
We hung in there - hoping for the best in the food.
Why Should You Go? I wouldn't. There are plenty better diners in NKY.