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Live in the Drake Underground - March Playlist

Posted by Drake, 1 week ago

The Drake's music programmer, the one behind the playlist to your work day, and the reason the Underground is packed every night, Iain MacNeil, has curated a playlist of must-hear music just for YOU!

Next time they pass you the aux cord, you'll be prepared.

March Playlist

Photobooth Confessional: Karla Brennen

Posted by Drake, 1 week ago

She's a true wonder woman with a sunny attitude and a lifelong love of the County. Meet Drake Devonshire’s new general manager, Karla Brennen.

Karla Brennan
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!

Canada 150


Posted by Drake, 1 month, 3 weeks 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, 1 month, 3 weeks 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
Canada 150

Pre-Barn Burner Ice Breaker w/ Marc-Alexandre Mercier

Posted by Drake, 1 month, 3 weeks ago

As we get closer to our epic Drake Barn Burner Hockey Game at The Drake Devonshire we're checking in with some of the competing players. For the newest installment of Ice Breakers, this Habs fan shares his favourite pre-game plate and the real reason he's entering the rink.

Canada 150

Sunday Nights in Northern Canada

Posted by Drake, 1 month, 4 weeks ago

For Canada's 150th birthday we're taking a culinary trek across the country. First stop: Northern Canada.

Sunday Nights - Northern Canada
Special Events

The Drake's Do's and Don'ts of Tinder Dates

Posted by Drake, 2 months ago

Tonight, Tinder Tales does the Drake, and with the show already sold out and everybody abuzz, it got us thinking about the Tinder dates we've witnessed.

Drake Tinder
Canada 150

Pre-Barn Burner Ice Breaker w/ Cory Vitiello

Posted by Drake, 2 months ago

To celebrate Canada's 150th birthday we put together an all-star lineup of Montreal and Toronto Chefs for the first-ever Barn Burner Hockey Game. In the second installment of Ice Breakers, we hear from a Toronto Grinder who started his hockey career long before his culinary career and calls the upcoming Barn Burner, "the most epic restaurant event."

Cory Vitiello
Canada 150

Canada's Top Ten + Canadiana Cool: Director's Take

Posted by Drake, 2 months ago

Canada's Top Ten Film Festival is all about highlighting Canadian talent in film. Through this selection, we get to see how different Canadian stories manifest on the big screen. As purveyors and revelers of Canadiana cool, we loved putting together the Chesterfield Lounge and filling it with maple syrup pillows, wild life and other things that scream "Oh Canada," but we also know that the definition of "Canadian" isn't always a tangible concept so we talked to some of the directors to get their take on what Canadian identity means to them.

TIFF Chesterfield Lounge