Christina Barrueta is an award-winning freelance food and beverage writer. In 2016, she was inducted into the Arizona Culinary Hall of Fame as Food Writer of the Year and is the winner of Best of our Valley 2017 awards in Arizona Foothills magazine as Favorite Local Food Website ( and Best Food Feed on Instagram (writeonrubee). Her work can be found in a variety of local and national publications, and her website covers a range of topics including restaurants, travel, libations, events, and interviews with local industry professionals and national culinary luminaries such as Chefs Lydia Bastianich, Scott Conant, and Paul Bartolotta.