At Seattle’s Arctic Club: Lobster sliders, shrimp spring rolls, tuna tartare, fish and chips …How about some tartar sauce? …Tuna Tartar Tartare? Kung Fu Dragon dance, special wedding cakes for each table (Ours was based on my parents’ old Chinese Restaurant, Lam’s Garden), Okonomiyaki (Japanese Pancake) station, Satay Station & Dim Sum station. They had Zongzi (sticky rice wrapped in a banana leaf). My mom kept correcting me “Jong-chay” and then my dad would correct me from that, “Jong-chi.” Back and forth. Hilarity ensues …with the small audience in my head.

Congratulations Jenny & Adrian!

(update: That Zongzi is actually Lo mai gai – steamed chicken & sticky rice in lotus wrap)

Cool video with good shots of the cakes and making the okonomiyaki pancakes.

Jenny and Adrian Wedding Montage from Mitch Mattraw on Vimeo.

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22 Responses

  1. Jenny

    It was good to have such a good food-blogger-brother at the wedding. Glad you liked the okonomiyaki. We were worried that people would “get it” but it actually turned out to be the most popular station!

  2. Jenny

    BTW – it’s pronounced JOONG-CHAY. And actually these were Loh-mai-gai (not joong-chay)

  3. Liz

    So for my wedding, I am trying to find a Chicago Wedding Band to play at the reception. Maybe even a band that is themed to whatever we eventually choose the theme to be. In your pictures, it looks like you guys had a theme to the wedding. Did you also have a DJ or a live band that was themed as well?

  4. admin

    @Liz… Hm. I guess the theme of the wedding was half Chinese and half Boston. Then each table had a different themed cake –my family (Chinese restaurant), the friends from Stanford (Stanford cake), etc.

    They had a jazz/blues band, but playing while everyone was eating. No one was really paying attention. There was an iPod for the dance music. I suggest if you do this, make a playlist order. They had it on shuffle from the playlist and there was a real lack of flow. DJs can be pretty good at knowing when to kick it up with the Michael Jackson “You’re a Vegetable” song. That always get people up on the floor. So the music didn’t have a theme at all for this wedding.

    When you said Chicago Wedding band, I was thinking a Chicago cover band. That’d be great. I’d like to have that at my wedding.

    Good luck and have fun!

  5. felix hernandez

    Have your cake and eat it kind of a dillema. What should today’s grooms do? Have a expensivewedding or save for a house? I would take the second without a doubt

  6. masterofceremonies

    Wow. I stumbled on this via a totally unrelated search, but that is one of the most beautiful wedding videos I’ve ever seen (I know this, because I didn’t feel the urge to immediately watch something else). Inspiring, honestly!

    Okonomiyaki as wedding grub is also one of the most baller things imaginable.

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