Real Weddings: Anita Mitra & Daniel Crabtree
Married August 15, 2009 at the Inn at Little WashingtonPhotograph by Andrea Jacobson/The Observatory.
Occupations: She's an attorney; he's a development financier. Number of wedding attendees: 25 Hometowns: She's from Passaic, N.J.; he's from England. How they met: As graduate students at the London School of Economics. First date: The Hay-Adams Hotel. Favorite restaurant: Bourbon Steak in the District. Where they got engaged: At home. Wedding cocktail: Mimosa. Wedding flowers: Lilies, hydrangeas, calla lilies, roses, orchids, and gardenias. Favorite wedding detail: The Blue Ridge Mountains as a backdrop. Wedding cake: Chocolate and carrot cake. Biggest surprise of the wedding: Walking through falling rose petals on the way from the ceremony to the cocktail hour. First dance song: "Lucky" by Colbie Caillat and Jason Mraz. Wedding theme: A celebration of our two cultures: English and Indian/German. Four words that describe the wedding: Brilliant, intimate, beautiful, and delicious. Honeymoon spot: Mauritius. Where they currently live: Georgetown.
This article first appeared in the Winter/Spring 2010 edition of Washingtonian Bride & Groom.
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