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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Smartphone Photography Brunch Class at The Hermosa Inn with Write On Rubee


Award-winning food, beverage and travel writer Christina Barrueta shares tips and tricks for photographing food on the go with your smartphone. Learn to prop, prep and play with plates of food created by Executive Chef Jeremy Pacheco to create drool-worthy images as seen in Christina’s Instagram, which is a two-time winner of Best Food Feed Instagram by Arizona Foothills Magazine, and Write on Rubee website, which has won Favorite Food Website by Arizona Foothills Magazine and Best Food Blog by Phoenix Magazine. A bountiful buffet brunch will be offered mid-way through the class, providing additional opportunities to capture luscious images.  Class fee of $85 per person includes buffet brunch, instruction, gratuity and taxes. For more information and to reserve your spot, visit https://www.hermosainn.com/calendar-of-events/focus-on-food-with-christina-barrueta


Family Style to share and photograph: 
Fresh baked “monkey” bread | caramel, pecans, cream cheese frosting
Sizzling bacon | housemade peppered bacon, Noble bread, maple syrup, late harvest vinegar
Avocado toast | Abby Lee tomatoes, grilled Noble bread, QCOM olive oil
House-smoked salmon | crispy potato cake, tomatoes, capers, whipped crème fraiche

Churro tree to share | cinnamon sugar churros, horchata ice cream, Mexican chocolate, strawberries