Brandy Rand

Thirsty Writer, Libations Marketer

Hide & Seek

Originally published in the May/June 2015 issue of Northshore magazine. What do artichokes, saffron and chicken have in common? Yes, they’d make a great meal – but would you drink … Continue reading

April 30, 2015

Spring Fling

Originally published in the Late Spring 2015 issue of Boston Common Magazine. To celebrate the arrival of patio season, Boston’s hottest bartenders share the latest trends in spring cocktails. Naomi … Continue reading

April 30, 2015

Leap of Faith

Originally published in the April 2015 issue of Northshore Magazine. Known for turning out delicious home-style Italian cuisine in Winthrop and Revere, Rossetti’s highly anticipated new outpost in Lynn has now … Continue reading

April 30, 2015

Pass the Salt

Originally published in the May/June 2014 issue of Northshore Magazine. I love salt. It’s an uncommon ingredient in cocktails (beyond the margarita) but can add loads of flavor with a pinch. … Continue reading

April 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Elusive Elderflower

Originally published in the March/April 2014 issue of Northshore Magazine. April showers bring May elderflowers! This elusive, fragrant flower blooms for just a short time and is best enjoyed in a cocktail. I … Continue reading

March 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Deep Freeze

Who says you can’t have your dessert and drink it too? Read full article Deep Freeze published in Northshore Magazine August 2013

August 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

State of Infusion

Originally published in the March/April 2013 issue of Northshore Magazine From seasonally inspired infusions to housemade bitters and sodas, fresh cocktails have been shaking up the bar scene lately. This … Continue reading

March 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Carbonation Nation

Originally published in the February 2013 issue of Beverage Media – It started in 2008 with Jim Romdall at Vessel in Seattle and has become a bona fide trend, well … Continue reading

February 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

A Tomato Tipple at L’Espalier

Published on on September 5, 2012 & talked about on WBZ Radio! Late summer’s bumper crop of ripe tomatoes is perfect for sauces, salads, and yes, cocktails. Beyond the … Continue reading

September 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

Pitcher Perfect

Portions of this article were adpated for the August 2012 issue of N Magazine. Entertain guests with ease by batching up sophisticated but simple cocktails – the perfect prelude to … Continue reading

August 25, 2012 · Leave a comment
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