Best Of The Blog 2015!

Posted by Drake, December 31, 2015

Happy New Year's Eve! What a ride 2015 has been! We couldn't be more grateful for all of the artists, chefs, guests + resident 6ixers who have made this year a hit in more ways than we can Tweet. Cheers to the sweet 2016 ahead + a little #TBT some of our favourite moments of 2015!

1.When we partnered with Way Home music fest + curated the VIP lounge in a beautifully restored 1920's barn!


2.When Mexican Chef Donnie Masterton + Drake One Fifty = Cinco de Mayo cuisine with an authentic Mexican twist.

Cinqo de

3.That time Keith Cole was our Artist in Residence at Drake Devonshire!

Keith Cole - Detail of Zine

Detail of zine created by Keith Cole for his performance in the Glass Box. Courtesy of the artist

4.Remember when Italy's very own Massimo Bottura came to cook in our kitchen!?


Images courtesy of

5.When members of the Drake General Store design team took a DGS Roadtrip for a whirlwind buying + sourcing extravaganza!


6.That time some of the best East Coast Chefs from Raymonds + Mallard Cottage came to the 6ix to create the tastiest Maritimer inspired meals for our Guest Chef series A Taste of Newfoundland + Labrador.

Taste of Newfoundland

Photo via The Telegram by Joe Gibbons

7.On October 21, we joined forces with 50 restaurants across the country in donating dinner service proceeds to Community Food Centres Canada with Restaurants for Change.

Nick Saul

Nick Saul ~ Photo Credit Gabriel Li

8.When Chef Michael Gallina + his wife from Blue Hill at Stone Barns came + schooled us using local ingredients + old fashioned techniques.

Blue Hill

Chef Michael Gallina + His Wife Tara

9.Remember when Friends With You installed their epic Light Cave on the plaza in front of Drake One Fifty for Nuit Blanche?

Nuit Blanche

10.That time we announced our first line of DRAKE PANTRY products made in the Drake Hotel kitchen in Toronto. Watch out for more goodies coming your way in 2016!

Excited for more in the New Year and can't wait to share it with all of our guests! All the best for 2016!

Drake Pantry Earl Grey Infused Maple Syrup

Drake Pantry Earl Grey Infused Maple Syrup ($19)

Excited for more in the New Year and can't wait to share it with all of our guests! All the best for 2016!

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