Write On Rubee

An Arizona-based food and beverage 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.  Find a comprehensive calendar of Phoenix-area food and drink-related events on my Events page.

azcentral Food & Wine Experience


  • Salt River Fields 7555 North Pima Road Scottsdale, AZ, 85258 United States

The azcentral.com Food & Wine Experience presented by Cadillac returns Nov. 4-6, 2016, featuring popular celebrity chef Mario Batali, a new Friday night opening event, 44 restaurants so far, and an expanded footprint that takes the diverse culinary showcase to award-winning Salt River fields.  

This year, renowned Chef Mario Batali will headline, and special guests include Scott Conant, James Beard award winnerAlex Stratta, Food & Wine Magazine’s “Best New Chefs 2016” Kevin Fink, James Beard award winners Gross, Bianco, Fukuda, McGrath plus rising Arizona culinary talent. The event kicks off with a Friday night First Course opening reception, followed by a two-day Grand Tasting, seminars, and Dining Experiences.  For a handy schedule of events, click this link. and to purchase tickets, visit Food & Wine Experience.  

**Use Promo Code CITY10 for a special Write On Rubee $10 Grand Tasting discount** at this link. 

For a Write on Rubee Recap of last year's event see photos here.