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Ella: With a stunning Art Deco interior by Carleton Varney (decorator of the Hotel Carlyle), waitresses in flapper garb, and a glam, Gatsby-esque crowd, bi-level piano bar Ella (formerly Julep) is more reminiscent of F. Scott than Ella Fitzgerald. Darin Rubell, Josh Boyd, and Jordan Boyd (Plan B and Gallery Bar) pay homage to the deliciously decadent Jazz Age, while luring plenty of roaring twenty-somethings. If you make it through the ultra-selective door, savor a Plum Gin Fizz ($12) at the ground floor's expansive glass bar. Vintage Chanel posters and large mirrors will catch your eye, while semicircular red banquettes from the Oscars offer relief from your stilettos. The lower level, a live music venue seating 40, showcases everyone from jazz pianists to DJs to small bands. So save the dingy speakeasies for another night, 'cause Ella is a far fresher trip back in time. Open daily 6pm-4am.