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Valentine's Day date ideas for every stage of a relationship

Posted by Jen Kirsch, 1 month, 1 week ago

Need a last minute date idea for Valentine's day? No matter what stage you're at in your relationship or where you want to take it, relationship columnist and dating expert Jen Kirsch saves the day with an easy guide to wooing your boo, #drakeinlove style.

Neon Heart
Food + Drink

Raw Almond Recap: Chef Matt + Chef Alex stay afloat amid lost ingredients

Posted by Matt Ravenscroft, 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Drake Catering just launched but Chef Matt Ravenscroft already has an impressive culinary feat under his belt. He assisted The Drake Hotel's Chef de Cuisine Alexandra Feswick in a unique opportunity for this year's RAW:almond event in Winnipeg! Overcoming obstacles as a team and cooking on a frozen river all while decked out in plaid; this is what a #canada150 moment looks like.

Raw Almond - restaurant
Food + Drink

Taste-testing Black Coffee + Pie with Ivy Knight

Posted by Brenna Parker, 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Black Coffee + Pie is a new speaker 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.

BCPPie
People

Catching up with Comedian Darrin Rose

Posted by Drake, 1 month, 2 weeks 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, 1 month, 2 weeks 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!

Birthday
Food + Drink

Our Chefs in the News

Posted by Adrienne Friesen, 1 month, 2 weeks 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