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Ruth’s Chris Steak House

Oh, Sweet Thing! Bread Pudding is My Everything

My sweet tooth is a blessing and a curse, and the very cause of much internal conflict. However, I’ve slowly come to accept that when it comes to me and sugar, restraint almost is non-existent — nothing stands in my way. My dentist sure does love me … and oh, how I love those therapeutic…

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June 29, 2014

Premium steaks and more

A visit to Ruth’s Chris Steak House is like a well-planned vacation — something to look forward to in anticipation of what’s to come. One step into its romantically lit dining room, and you know you’re on the verge of experiencing something great. True to its name, Ruth’s Chris offers a menu of classic steak…

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Apple of my Eye

A is for apple, a fruit that holds prestige for being a so-called “superfruit.” Regardless of the type, apples are said to keep the doctor away and are the perfect addition to any weight-loss routine; thanks to their surplus of vitamins, minerals and fiber, not to mention the fact that apples are low in calories,…

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January 5, 2014

Top-tier Steaks and Starters

Dining at Ruth’s Chris Steak House is always a pleasure, and it’s not just because of the wet-aged steaks, which are incredible. General manager Don Asam is a firm believer that everything must be perfect. And that’s obvious as soon as you enter the famed steakhouse. The atmosphere is comfortable, the food delicious and the…

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September 8, 2013

Ruth’s Chris Steak House

A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: RUTH’S CHOP SALAD ($14, A LA CARTE) In the world of legendary steaks, Ruth’s Chris Steak House always brings forth its A-game with its premier USDA prime steaks, which are Iowa-fed, Iowa-grown and cooked to perfection at a sizzling hot 1,800 degrees. The result? A steak so…

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March 31, 2013

Sizzlin’ Satisfaction

Perfection — expect it in every bite at each visit you make to Ruth’s Chris Steak House at Restaurant Row. “My role is just to make things perfect for each guest,” says general manager Don Asam. To get started, Oysters Rockefeller ($17.95) literally heats things up. A mixture of sauteed spinach, onion, bacon, Parmesan cheese…

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January 13, 2013

Ruth’s Starters: Parlay to Filet

The difference between a steakhouse steak and one from a restaurant that serves steak is often most evidenced by portion size. Steakhouses don’t do tiny and neither does Ruth’s Chris when it comes to appetizers. Yes, Honolulu, pupus can be both hearty and tasty. Starters at the famed Restaurant Row eatery are not just ample…

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August 19, 2012

Ruth’s Chris Steak House

Ever wonder what goes on behind the scenes at your favorite restaurant? Well, much credit goes to the many chefs, owners and managers who work diligently day in and day out to make sure Hawaii’s diners have a top-notch dining experience. This week, Dining Out got the inside scoops from Ruth’s Chris Steak House Waikiki…

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Professing an Adoration for Asparagus

I‘m not a fan of dieting and never have been. In fact, a friend of mine recently texted me a humorous saying clearly summing up my thoughts on dieting: “Dear Diet, It’s not me, it’s you. I just don’t think it’s going to work between us. You’re boring, tasteless and I can’t stop cheating on…

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Feeding the Soul With Macaroni and Cheese

Let’s face it, the holidays are practically here — Thanksgiving is this Thursday — so why even think about dieting?! Why torture yourself silly this time of year when you can graciously accept all the rich and decadent cuisine before you? Well, that’s how I see it. Holiday dining is so special to me for…

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