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Ruth's Chris Steak House Restaurant Review: The Hartford area's finest steakhouse is Connecticut's only Ruth's Chris. The New Orleans-born chain is known for its quality cuts of corn-fed Midwestern beef, broiled at 1800 degrees and served melt-in-your-mouth tender and sizzling in sweet butter. This is no cheap night out, as everything from the spinach salad drizzled with warm bacon dressing to crisp asparagus spears in hollandaise sauce is priced à la carte. From appetizers with New Orleans flair, such as fried oysters in a catch-up-with-you spicy rémoulade, to potatoes served seven different ways, each dish is richly satisfying. For those who can handle a King Kong-sized portion of steak, the bone-in cowboy rib-eye is a huge, thick cut, but the petite filet will satisfy most appetites, particularly if you opt for the version topped with jumbo Gulf shrimp. Chicken, fish and pork entrées are available, and vegetarians can load up on sides, but this cozy, sprawling restaurant is truly the domain of meat lovers.