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Food Friday: Jonathan Pong takes the Heritage Minute Challenge

Posted by Drake, 2 years, 6 months ago

The Grid challenges Drake One Fifty chef Jonathan Pong to create a dish based on a Canadian Heritage Moment.

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Drake Devonshire Inn: Snapshot of a Small Town on Canada Day

Posted by Chris Loane, 2 years, 6 months ago

Wellington is a small town with a big heart, and on days like July 1st those hearts are worn on their sleeves. Drake Devonshire's Innkeeper Chris Loane reports from Canada Day in the County.

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Design Icons: Meet Charles & Ray Eames

Posted by Daniel Okorn, 2 years, 6 months ago

In our first design icon post, we decided to begin with one of the most prolific and important North American mid-century modern design duos of all time, Charles and Ray Eames. Known for their celebrated furniture designed for the Michigan-based manufacturer Herman Miller, the husband and wife team believed that design is not for the elite, but for the masses.

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Music

World Pride Wrap Up

Posted by Drake, 2 years, 6 months ago

We recently hosted some absolutely fabulous World Pride festivities here at the Drake- and was it ever one hell of a party!

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Music Monday: Hundred Waters

Posted by Drake, 2 years, 6 months ago

Hundred Waters isn't your conventional, run of the mill band.

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Style Icon: Nick Wooster

Posted by Drake General Store, 2 years, 6 months ago

“There are no absolutes. For every rule there is, it’s made to be broken and if you have style you can wear anything you want.” – Nick Wooster

That’s easy for ‘The Woost’ to say. This fashion week fixture + previous Men’s Fashion Director of Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman embodies impeccable taste. With his handlebar moustache, tattoo sleeves + dandy style, Nick Wooster has been dubbed the “street style demi-god”, making photogs rush to capture his every (amazing!) look. What makes Wooster’s style so inspirational + ionic you ask? It comes down to his ability to mash prints, colours + proportions with the utmost of restraint. The result is always an undeniably cool look, which frankly would leave the average person walking around looking like a fool.

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