Write On Rubee

An Arizona-based food, beverage and travel writer since 2008,  I launched this website in 2015 to document my culinary adventures, beverage escapades, gardening endeavors, and travel in the Phoenix area and beyond.  Also find a comprehensive calendar of Phoenix-area food and drink-related events on my Events page.

Hana Japanese

For me, what makes a restaurant special is a creative menu utilizing high-quality ingredients, caring chef/owners who are proud and passionate about their craft, and a welcoming atmosphere that makes me happy the moment I walk in, and encourages me to return as soon as possible.  Family-owned Hana is such a spot with this magical combination.

Read more in an article I orginally wrote for AZ Wine Lifestyle magazine in 2010: AZ Wine Lifestyle:  A Flower Blooms in the Sonoran Desert