Drake Blog

Food + Drink

Enter the pit: 86'd Monday Hogtown BBQ Premiere and Competition

Posted by Drake, 3 months ago

For our next battle, a line up down the block is to be expected but with such high steaks, we're excited to see the outcome of this BBQ Battle. To beef up the night's festivities, we're celebrating and screening the premiere of Hogtown BBQ. Before we watch, eat and vote with six of Toronto's top BBQ chefs and pitmasters going head-to-head with their favourite BBQ pork butt + belly preparations we talked to Hogtown host, Chris Patheiger, and the competitors about the 123's and ABC's of B-B-Q.

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Special Events

Still TIFFing: Party at The Drake

Posted by Dave Elliott , 3 months, 1 week ago

Get ready Toronto, TIFF is just around the corner and it’s gearing up to be bigger and badder than ever before.

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Drake Devonshire

Photo Booth Confessional: Festival Players

Posted by Drake, 3 months, 1 week ago

Prince Edward County is being taken over by the theatrics of Festival Players and Drake Devonshire is following suit!

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Food + Drink

Drake Catering: Pop-up Happy Hour

Posted by Drake, 3 months, 2 weeks ago

We’ve always been big supporters of the saying ‘It’s the office that plays together that ultimately stays together.’

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Drake Commissary

Farmer's Table joins Bakery Bar Larder

Posted by Drake, 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Shop our closet! Er - fridge. We've invited local farmer, Kawartha Mark, and Grassroot Farm to the creative culinary hub so you can get your hands on fresh produce every Saturday and Sunday @ 10:30AM!

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Art

Sarah Choi on Dance, Film, and How Her Life Turned Upside Down Overnight

Posted by Madeleine Till, 3 months, 3 weeks ago

"I’ve always been passionate about dance films, and I’ve always wanted to create my own film festival. So at this point in my life, it was like 'Why not!' I had lost everything, which also meant I could do whatever I wanted." This past June, filmmaker Sarah Choi partnered with Momentum Dance Toronto to bring the 1st Annual Lights Dance Festival to the Drake Hotel.

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