Winter Wedding Reception Repast at Camino
When we photograph a wedding, we rarely have time to gulp down water, much less grab a bite to eat. Thanks to Keith’s generous parents Leslie and Ray, we were able to both capture and enjoy the celebratory comestibles at Keith and Jen’s wedding reception over Thanksgiving weekend. Their event was held at Camino in Oakland, a restaurant that’s both spacious and inviting, with long wooden tables, brick walls, and chandeliers strewn with dried lemon slices and greenery.
We’re big fans of competitive cooking shows (Top Chef, Iron Chef, Chopped) and thus really appreciated the goings-on in the open kitchen and bar. Staff bustled to and fro, tending the wood oven, stoking the open brick fireplace, serving up potent potables (signature drinks were a rye sour for Keith and a sparkling wine, pomegranate, and ginger cocktail for Jen), and preparing the special menu that Chef Russell…
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