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From service and decor to dining options and a view, Oklahoma’s first Ruth’s Chris Steak House offers plenty of 500-degree sizzle with tomahawk rib-eyes, well-marbled bone-in filets, succulent lamb chops and an amazing Chilean sea bass. BY MICHELE CHIAPPETTA

In the heart of the River Spirit Casino complex, there is a restaurant and a sizzle to draw you to Tulsa’s south side along the Arkansas River. Yes, we’re talking about the elegant, high-end and ever-popular Ruth’s Chris Steak House, which opened its doors to the Tulsa public in early 2017. As you enter the restaurant, you’ll notice right away the fabulous atmosphere, created by award-winning celebrity designer, Taniya Nayak. Expect to be swept off your feet from the moment you enter the dramatic red entry doors, says general manager Barrett Byrd. “Throughout the restaurant, Taniya’s fresh design incorporates bold and subtle elements,” he explains, “reflecting Tulsa’s roots in the oil industry, the region’s green country, and Art Deco architectural influences.” Among other design features are a large bar with marbled granite counters, a view of the Arkansas River, stylish tufted booths, and a beautiful backlit full-color mural of downtown

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Where to Dine. What to Do. Where to Find It. When It's Happening. Preview 918 For over 30 years, Preview has been the best resource for dis...