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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SEDONA: Holiday Wine Dinner Extravaganza at Mariposa

  • Mariposa Latin Inspired Grill 700 Arizona 89A Sedona, AZ, 86336 United States (map)

Join Chef Lisa Dahl at Mariposa Latin Inspired Grill on December 14 for a night of philanthropy and a feast of culinary delights and libations. The festive menu will be paired with award-winning wines of Napa Valley including PlumpJack Winery, ZD Wines and Heitz Cellar. Make it a delightful date night for two, a gathering with friends, or a pre-holiday celebration soiree as a generous gift of the proceeds from this event will be donated to the MISSFoundation.

As a mother who lost her only child, Chef Dahl was drawn to the MISSFoundation for its commitment to meeting grieving people with compassion by providing counseling, advocacy, research and education services to families experiencing the death of a child. Cost: $175++ per person. Reception: 6:30 p.m. | Dinner: 7:15 to 9:00 p.m.

  • First Course: Caramelized onion roasted garlic with sherry
    Paired with PlumpJack 2016 Merlot, Napa Valley

  • Second Course: A salad trio of Bibb lettuce cups with tuna tartare and avocado: fennel, citrus and pomegranate; and roasted beet medley with chèvre and Marcona almonds.
    Paired with PlumpJack 2017 Chardonnay Reserve, Napa Valley

  • Third Course: Blood orange sorbet drizzled with mint-infused EVO

  • Fourth Course: A Grilled Feast of Land and Sea – Ambrosial Australian lamb chop with cilantro-mint pesto accompanied by Alaskan halibut with lobster scampi mashed potato and beef tenderloin skewers served with mushroom-Gorgonzola dipping sauce accompanied by Chile-roasted butternut squash and Brussels sprouts with Beeler’s All-natural bacon
    Paired with PlumpJack 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon Estate, Napa Valley

  • Fifth Course: A sampler of flourless chocolate with Amarena cherry coulis, banana and white chocolate budino with rosemary-caramel sauce, and fig-chèvre cheesecake with almond brittle
    Paired with Heitz NV “Ink Grade” Port, Napa Valley

Mariposa is located at 700 AZ-89A in Sedona. To purchase a ticket, visit https://www.mariposasedona.com/chef-lisa-dahls-holiday-wine-dinner.

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