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.

Monday Night Chef’s Table at ZuZu

  • Zuzu at the Hotel Valley Ho 6850 East Main Street Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Executive Chef Russell LaCasce (Credit: ZuZu at Hotel Valley Ho)

Explore delicious food paired with wines or spirits at the Monday Night Chef’s Table series at ZuZu inside the hip Hotel Valley Ho. 6:30pm | $68 per person, plus tax and gratuity.  Reservations required | 480.376.2600. For menu details, visit Hotel Valley Ho Chef's Table.

Sensational Summer Whites
This month, we welcome Mark Lyon of Eco Terreno Vineyards. As the former head winemaker for Sebastiani Vineyards & Winery.

Chilled Oysters on the Half Shell
lemon cucumber relish, wasabi caviar, shiso + tabasco gelée
Gassier Rosé, 2016

Grilled Asparagus
goat cheese fondue, crispy prosciutto, tempura caperberries
Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc, 2016

Macadamia Nut Crusted Alaskan Halibut
robuchon potatoes, heir covert, shallot confit, brown butter + caper vinaigrette
Pascal Jolevet Sancerre, 2016

Blood Orange Posset
passion fruit curd, petite basil, chamomile shortbread + toasted meringue
Ferrari-Carano Fume Blanc, 2016

UPCOMING:
August 28 | Trefethen Wines
September 25 | Long Meadow Ranch