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The Inn at Pound Ridge by Jean-Georges Restaurant Review: Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten (Jean-Georges, JoJo, ABC Kitchen, etc.) is behind The Inn at Pound Ridge by Jean-Georges, located in the colonial homestead that once housed the venerable Emily Shaw’s Inn restaurant. The elegant and rustic space encompasses a downstairs dining room, upstairs dining room with barn-like ceilings and a wine cellar for private dining, not to mention two bars and four fireplaces. The kitchen has been entrusted to the dynamic duo of chef de cuisine Blake Farrar (The Mark Restaurant by Jean-Georges) and pastry chef Melody Farrar (ABC Kitchen). From the elegant roasted hake to the sturdy prosciutto-wrapped Berkshire pork chop, one gets the sense that every ingredient was carefully selected and experimented on until the perfect combination of look, texture and flavor for the dish was established. Other entrées might include slow-cooked Scottish salmon, grilled lamb chops with smoked chili glaze, diver scallops and more casual options such as the bacon Gruyère grass-fed burger and gourmet pizzas. Among the desserts are light and airy --- yet indulgent --- glazed donuts, a delightful salted caramel sundae and artisan cakes and cookies. The wine list shows great range and careful selection --- both in quality as well as in price point. True to his commitment to local producers, Vongerichten even tracked down wines from New York and Connecticut that pair nicely with his menu. Cocktails follow the trend of using fresh ingredients and small-batch spirits, and there are also “mocktails” sans the alcohol.