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Real Weddings: Sonya Chawla & Vivek Patil
Married June 12, 2010 at the Willard Hotel in Washington, DC By Jill Hudson
Comments () | Published March 11, 2011

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Occupations: She's an internal medicine resident; he's a surgeon Hometowns: She's from Potomac, he's from Charlotte Hall, MD How They Met: In a hospital cafeteria, then six months later at a wedding First Date: Dinner at Cork in DC Favorite Restaurant: Minibar in DC Where They Got Engaged: Central Park, New York City Wedding Cake: Ten tiers of chocolate Wedding Flowers: Peonies, hydrangeas, roses, orchids, curly willow Favorite Wedding Detail: A dance troupe did a hip-hop reenactment of their first hospital meeting, complete with white coats, stretchers, and the theme music from House Biggest Surprise of the Wedding: Vivek singing the Jason Mraz song, "I'm Yours" to Sonya at the rehearsal dinner First Dance Song: "Can't Help Falling in Love" by UB40 Four Words That Describe the Wedding: Midsummer Night's Dream meets Bollywood Honeymoon Spot: Fiji Where They Currently Live: Bethesda

The Details:
Photography:
Connor Studios | Hair/Make-up: Tatjana & Elizabeth/Andre Chreky salon | Reception Venue: Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium | Event Planner/Designer: Steele Stevenson | Cake: Patty Collette's Patty Cakes | Flowers: Prabha Bhambri | Caterers: Ridgewells | Videographers: Suburban Video

This wedding first appeared in the Winter/Spring 2011 issue of Washingtonian Bride & Groom. Click here to reserve your free copy.

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