NYC Wedding Mandaps & ServicesIn Indian families, weddings are usually once in a lifetime event (divorce is very low among desis compared to Americans).
So Indian families in America like their counterparts back home spare no expense in making weddings a grand affair that's talked about for months if not years.
Lavishly catered food, glittering jewelry and fashionable attire are de rigueur for wedding couple, the hosts and visitors.
Visit any Indian wedding in New York or New Jersey and you'll find a beautifully decorated mandap with flowers and lights; and a gazillion youngsters wandering hither and thither in an effort to make themselves noticeable to the opposite sex.
The highlight of an Indian wedding is, of course, a lavish buffet catered to by a fancy Indian restaurant in Manhattan, Hicksville or Edison (NJ).