[Photo via] L.A.'s ever-changing nightlife landscape saw the shutter and introduction of countless nighttime haunts throughout 2013, but we've narrowed down the newcomers to a list of the most exciting and noteworthy bar openings of the last year. A new spot downtown that offers a cocktail lounge in front and LED dance floor disco in back, a stunningly romantic Moroccan escape that will transport you to exotic lands, and a basement speakeasy that requires a password for entry are just a few of the highlights. See it all in our complete roundup of L.A.'s nine best new bars of 2013.