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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Exploration of Gin Dinner at Talavera

Photo: Christina Barrueta

Photo: Christina Barrueta

Join Chef Samantha & Sommelier Katherine Janowiak on a culinary tour through Spain! Live flamenco guitar sets the scene as you enjoy hand-crafted cuisine & meticulously paired gins and handcrafted gin cocktails from around the world. $125 per person exclusive of tax & gratuity. For reservations, call 480-513-5085.

WELCOME PINTXOS IN THE GIN BAR
seaside gin seaweed martini
spiced chick peas | furikake
housemade duritos | orange | salsa sanzarita
lemon szechuan almonds

SEAFOOD DISPLAY
cannon ball gin red snapper cocktail pairing
spanish lobster martini | olive | sherry
mussels escabeche | abalone tiradito | tuna tartare
west coast oysters | poached shrimp cocktail
chilled king crab | bahia vieja spot prawns

VERDURA
gin-ger + lemon fizz cocktail pairing
warm asparagus salad
jamón ibérico hollandaise | fried duck egg
churrasco salsa | jamón mudica | shaved truffle

PLATED ENTRÉE
edinburgh gin raspberry clover club
buffalo wellington
foie gras | wild mushroom duxelles | tuscan kale
puff pastry | spring onion | haricot vert | sherry demi

DESSERT AMUSE
elderflower gimlet
lemon elderflower cake
marcona almond | thyme | elderflower gin liqueur

FLAMBÉ DESSERT STATION
strawberry rhubarb
peruvian dark chocolate | salted cocoa nib
rasberry + rhubarb gin liqueur

Earlier Event: April 10
Cousins Maine Lobster at Cider Corps
Later Event: April 12
Arizona Tiki Oasis