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Food + Drink

We Heart Canadian Cheese

Posted by Ivy Knight, 9 months, 1 week ago

86'd Mondays host, Ivy Knight, sits down to talk with Canadian cheese legend, Ruth Klahsen of Monforte Dairy to discuss all these cheese.

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Food + Drink

Rosehall Run X The Drake Team up

Posted by Kat Nyman, 9 months, 1 week ago

The Drake is excited to be working with Rosehall Run on a new house wine and who better to give you the run down than someone who knows the wine barrels inside and out. Kat Nyman of Rosehall Run introduces Flop House.

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Studio Visit: Innit Designs

Posted by Drake, 9 months, 1 week ago

Pull up a chair because we went to Innit Designs studio in Toronto to chat with founder and principal designer, Paul Yacht, on how the chair of the moment got it's start before making its way to the picturesque setting of the Drake Devonshire!

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The Heart of Heart On: A chat w/ Elisia Mirabelli

Posted by Stacie Ant, 9 months, 1 week ago

Meet Elisia Mirabelli, the founder of Heart On - a screening series that celebrates the works of female filmmakers and artists. We are super excited to have a Heart On party, EARTH ANGEL, in the Drake Underground on May 22nd. Join us for an evening of film and art fashioned by a posse of heavenly babes whose work is nothing short of magic.

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Food + Drink

The Grape Doesn't Fall Far: The Mother + Daughter Duo Behind Grange Winery

Posted by Drake, 9 months, 2 weeks ago

The Grange of Prince Edward Vineyards & Estates Winery is known for their impeccable terroir driven wines. With over 60 acres of vineyards, on a family farm with a rich history that dates back 200 years, owners and operators Caroline Granger and Maggie Belcastro are a mother-daughter duo who work together to pass on the wisdom of wine!

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Drake Commissary: Old School Values in an Old School Building

Posted by Nicole Wetmore, 9 months, 2 weeks ago

Built heritage and its preservation are a huge passion of mine, so the announcement of the Drake Commissary’s location in a historic building on Sterling Road excited me. I decided that I wanted to learn more about the building and more specifically its ties to food production in Toronto (who doesn’t love pickles?) so I headed over to the City of Toronto Archives to get started.

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