The Delicious Stories Behind Popular Wedding Food Traditions
By Libby MacCarthy
Weddings are full of symbolism — it’s there in the white dress, the vows and even the food you eat. Cake and bubbly seem like the perfect complements to a celebratory soiree, while elements like tossing rice and breaking bread can be downright cryptic. Below we explore the backstories of some of the most-popular (and decidedly delicious) wedding-food traditions around, so you can impress guests with all your newfound nuptial knowledge.