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Ruth's Chris Steak House Restaurant Review: The Fulton Street corridor in downtown New Orleans has become one of the busiest spots in town, and Ruth’s Chris is one of its main attractions. A local's tried-and-true meal starts with the wedge salad under a cloud of bacon and blue cheese, followed by a tender filet of corn-fed Midwestern beef. Steaks arrive on plates still sizzling. Side dishes generally satisfy the appetites of two people, and range from broccoli, potatoes or spinach au gratin to Lyonnaise potatoes with onions or sweet potato casserole with a pecan crust. For dessert, go all the way with the caramelized banana cream pie. The wine list is surprisingly brief, but still manages to cover all bases, including a number of Cabernets and Pinot Noirs; the always-dependable Penfolds Shiraz is a mainstay. White wines also are well represented; Sonoma Cutrer Chardonnay is big enough to go with a steak if you must have a white wine. If you are a martini drinker, this libation comes no colder or more properly mixed than at Ruth's Chris. Service is professional. Also located at 3633 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, 504-888-3600.