JOHNNY UTAH’S Contemporary American.
A mechanical bull and Tex- Mex cuisine, such as barbecue chicken, brisket chili nachos and slow- cooked baby back ribs, are on offer at this subterranean saloon-style restaurant. L (M- F), D (nightly). $$ 25 W. 51st St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.265.8824. MORRELL WINE BAR & CAFE American.
A 52-page, 1,000plus bottle list and more than 150 wines offered by the glass complement small plates of country or classic charcuterie and fish dishes such as crab and avocado salad and coconut curry mussels. A wide range of main courses is also available. L (daily), D (M-Sa). $$ 1 Rockefeller Plaza, btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.262.7700. THE SEA GRILL Seafood.
Housemade Sea Grill chowder with bacon, lobster, shrimp and clams, as well as a varying selection of lobster tails, is among the specialties at this upscale fish- centric haunt. A diverse wine list features wines from Europe, Africa, New Zealand and New York state. L (M- F), D (M-Sa). $$$ 19 W. 49th St., btw Fifth & Sixth aves., 212.332.7610.