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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Zula Restaurant Review: Inspired by Bellagio in Las Vegas, Zula is decked in cool colors, mostly from the hues of a peacock’s feathers. Purple is prominent, as are deep teal and golds, all brilliantly displayed in whimsically oversized banquettes and contemporary torchières. Co-owner David Edwards, who also owns the Mercury Room Lounge, boldly describes Zula as a place to see and be seen. A huge center staircase to the second level of the historic building and giant angled mirrors surrounding the restaurant help accomplish this goal. For a luxe beginning, order the foie gras with fig-blackberry compote or the shrimp barbecue Creole-style. For a seafood entrée with panache, we like the Gulf red snapper with mussels and fennel. Lunch on the Royale burger with cheese, a nod to the film Pulp Fiction, or the lobster Club sandwich. Besides catering to the office lunch crowd, Zula is also aimed at the lively nighttime scene downtown.