Because Boston Chinatown is so small, most of the Chinese wedding banquet halls have easy walking access to the gate, bamboo gardens and rock garden. Though some may feel that Chinatown is a bit smelly and dingy, I do feel that with the right artificial light (hence why I never go anywhere without a lighting assistant), incredibly creative portraits can be created in the seemingly “yuckiest” of places. Chau Chow City has two floors – a basement level and an upper level. Most of the Asian weddings I’ve attended have taken up the entire bottom floor. The restaurant has four options for 10 course meals with prices ranging from mid 400s to mid 600 per table.
I like the little humans. They amuse me. It’s funny to think that at some point in time, I was that little. Everyone starts off this way – wobbly, curious of the world, and hungry/sleepy for many hours of the day. I have a handful of adorable younger cousins, nieces and nephews. They’re charming and… Read More
Lindana and Long’s wedding day was one filled with cultural respect and family love. The morning started with a reverent Boston Vietnamese wedding tea ceremony in their home. Lindana and Long gave thanks to their elders by offering them tea. In return, their elders gave them their blessing for a long, happy and prosperous life together. The… Read More
It’s wedding #2 time! Christine and Reggie were wed in Mexico amongst their closest 25 friends. Both residents of Boston, they decided to also have a Chinese Asian Banquet wedding here to for their families. Their morning started off with a double tea ceremony, first at Christine’s parents’ home in Quincy and then at Reggie’s… Read More