Duo Restaurant & Lounge Closes in Flatiron District

Marble tables, too.
Marble tables, too. Photo: Melissa Hom

Sisters Lorraine and Sabina Belkin opened the sprawling, Baroque Duo in June of 2011, with Swarovski-encrusted walls and pepper-encrusted ahi. But no Champagne-poached Maine lobster can stay gold, or red, forever, and it appears the velvet curtains have been drawn for the last time. The satiny upholstered banquettes, crystal halo chandeliers, and even the light-up LED menus all go under the hammer tomorrow. [Amodeo, Earlier]