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Food + Drink

Taste-testing Ivy Knight's Black Coffee + Pie with Patrick McGuire

Posted by Brenna Parker, 2 weeks ago

Black Coffee + Pie is a new series of talks that brings together people from in and around the hospitality industry to shed light on the not-so-obvious aspects of the business. Ivy Knight has curated a list of speakers that will facilitate collaborative conversations between industry professionals of all kinds. The first segment of Black Coffee + Pie with VICE’s Patrick McGuire was SWEET! Find out what you missed and who’s up next on the roster.


Catching up with Comedian Darrin Rose

Posted by Drake, 2 weeks, 2 days ago

Award-winning comedian and actor Darrin Rose returns to The Drake to tell us about his comedy and variety show.

Darrin Rose 2
Hotel + Travel

The Drake Turns 13: Wishlist

Posted by Drake, 2 weeks, 2 days ago

We're turning 13 this year but before we enter the teen years, we're gonna need a few things. A mix of essentials and our current favs from Drake General Store, here's what's on our bday wish list!

Food + Drink

Our Chefs in the News

Posted by Adrienne Friesen, 2 weeks, 4 days ago

There's more to The Drake than brunch! From healthy salads to indulgent treats, see what our culinary team has been cooking up this month.

Treviso salad
Canada 150


Posted by Drake, 3 weeks, 1 day ago

Excitement is spreading as we get closer to puck drop at The Drake's first-ever Toronto vs. Montreal chef Barn Burner Hockey Game. Featured in our newest installment of Ice Breakers is a self-proclaimed albatross on the ice, but he's ready to put his best skate forward for a good cause.

Anthony Walsh
Canada 150


Posted by Drake, 3 weeks, 1 day ago

As a late addition to the team but a regular on the ice, Chef Nick Chen-Yin of Smoke Signals Bar-B-Q reveals his first hockey memory, his go-to concession snack and why Community Food Centres Canada is important.

Nick Chen-Yin