Drake Blog


Drake Goes to Sea, 80s Beach Style

Posted by Drake, 5 years, 7 months ago

For our summer staff party this year, we hit the high seas of Lake Ontario decked out in our 80s beach best. Check out some photos taken by our accounting team.

Shannon Elizabeth Murphy
Hotel + Travel

London Calling! Our Director of HR heads across the pond

Posted by Shivani Lakhanpal, 5 years, 7 months ago

Our amazing Director of HR, Shivani, headed to London to compete in the Olympics! We're just kidding. But she did have a marathon great time touring around the city exploring new neighbourhoods, restaurants + farms. Check out her favourite picks from the land of crumpets + crown jewels.


Music Monday: Maria Minerva - The Sound

Posted by Drake, 5 years, 7 months ago

This haunting tune from Maria Minerva is the perfect end of summer jam. From London by way of Estonia, her disco influences are hitting us heavily.

Maria Minerva

Homegrown Talent: Illustrator Patrick Kyle

Posted by Drake, 5 years, 8 months ago

There's no question that Toronto is filled with a ton of creative brains. Illustrator, Patrick Kyle, is no exception. His quirky, colourful and eerie pieces created with gouache + ink have been circulating on the art blogs recently, so we thought we'd share! You can also find his past work in publications like the New York Times, VICE + the Globe and Mail.

Patrick Kyle

Music Monday: U.S. Girls - Jack

Posted by Drake, 5 years, 8 months ago

This Music Monday, enjoy the 70s disco-inspired video for the moody single "Jack" by U.S. Girls. Directed by Emily Pelstring, it's making us want to wear our sparkly platforms and hit the dance floor.

U.S. Gilrs
Food + Drink

Strawberry Shortcake in a Jar- A Recipe from Drake's Kitchen

Posted by Drake, 5 years, 8 months ago

There's something so quintessentially "summer" about Ontario berries, and especially strawberry desserts! Enjoy this recipe for Drake's strawberry shortcake in a jar from our Sunday night Lobster Fare dinners. You can bet we're going to have seconds.

Drake Hotel Strawberry Shortcake