Carolina Ale House opened last Friday and if their Facebook page is any indication, they’ve got a decent-sized outdoor patio overlooking King St. True to their name, the restaurant features 70 draft beers.  

Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse also had a weekend opening on Sunday. City Paper‘s Chandler Thomas was there for the steak cutting (get it — like, instead of ribbon), and he says the place is “opulent.” We’re sure part of the appeal is the artwork lining the ceiling — all pieces from Lowcountry Artists’ Art Gallery. Who says you can’t personalize a chain?

The much anticipated art installation is complete. Here’s a sneak peek (and yes, that’s the ceiling you’re looking at)….

Posted by Ruth’s Chris Steak House -Charleston on Monday, May 4, 2015