City Hall Wedding and Bouley Wedding Reception shot in NYC with two Israeli grooms visiting NYC to elope shot by Angela Cappetta.
Ran and Lior are so In Love
Lior and Ran met on a blind date. It was through a friend in Tel Aviv. It was love at first sight.
Since these two grooms live big, busy lives in Israel, they craved a tiny wedding in New York. Ran’s brother and sister-in-law set everything up. Plans were made, plane tickets bought and course was set for Manhattan. They had a small wedding in Tel Aviv in advance of their elopement in NYC. This way, Ran’s brother and his family could celebrate with them. After all, they consider New York their adopted home.
Lior is a professional makeup artist, and Ran is a physician in a hospital. With schedules like theirs, they needed to keep it simple. There was a five minute City Hall ceremony. Their wedding photographer (aka me) and two family members were the only guests, “Boom” I remember one of them saying on the ride to Bouley. It was a quick and dirty ceremony. Lunch, however, was not.
A Bouley Wedding Reception Experience
Wedding lunch at Bouley. The words alone are enough to make one’s mouth water. They family enjoyed a luxurious and relaxing meal at Bouley. Chef David Bouley took good care of the grooms, sending out course after course of food from a special menu made just for them. The four shared a sumptuous lunch with dishes named things like “forager’s plate” and “apple foam mist.” Instead of cutting a cake, the grooms shared spoonfuls of soufflé with home made ice cream.
Lior said, after their fifth course, with three more still to come, “Now, this is the way to get married.”