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.

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Kentucky Derby Party at Second Story Liquor Bar

Wherever you plan on spending race day, the ceremony and history behind the race, and our truly American spirit, Bourbon, should be celebrated properly. Remember, the best bet on race day is not a win, place or show, but who, when and where you spend your Derby Day with. Pick good friends, fine bourbon, and great food and you are a guaranteed winner.  Ages 21 and over.

  • Date: Saturday May 6th, 2017
  • Time: NOON till RACE END
  • Food: Derby-Inspired Menu­­, Passed Bites & Derby Food Station
  • Specialty Drinks: Mint Juleps and Pendennis Club Cockatails
  • Games: Best Hat Contest | Best Outfit | Win, Place or Show Squares
  • Prizes: Private Chef Dinner | Bar Credit | Second Story Gift Cards | T-Shirts | Black Car Services


  • GA -$50
  • includes food and one welcome cocktail, seating is first come first serve. Inside seating not guaranteed
  • VIP – $100
  • includes food, bottomless juleps and pendennis club cocktails, and all food and private table. Drinks may not be shared. Inside seating guaranteed.

Call 480.945.5555, text 602.430.8884 or make a reservation on Open Table (select noon May 6th).

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