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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Southern Rail: Edward Lee Book Signing and Cookbook Dinner


Join celebrity Chef Edward Lee for an exciting night highlighting his book, Buttermilk Graffiti. Join Chef Lee at Changing Hands Bookstore at 6:00 for a book talk, followed at 7:00 bya special Chef Lee-inspired dinner next door at Southern Rail. Chef Justin Beckett will create 11 inspired dishes from Edward Lee's cookbooks 'Smoke & Pickles' and 'Buttermilk Graffiti'. Reservations required: Reserve your table today with ticket purchase. Free admission to book signing does not require dinner reservation. Cost for dinner: $95 per person (includes dinner, one copy of Buttermilk Graffiti & gratuity). Add $23 per person for optional bourbon flight. Purchase ticket for Chef Lee dinner

Smoked steak tartare deviled egg 
Bourbon glazed ginger carrots, mojo sauce
Butternut schnitzel, fried green tomato cilantro relish

Cola braised bone-in pork short ribs, braised bacon rice, black IPA braised mustard greens, pickled corn bacon relish

Whiskey ginger cake
Coconut rice pudding brulee



Earlier Event: February 23
Devoured Culinary Classic 2019
Later Event: March 21
Grand Opening for Meat the Ball