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Drake Reads w/ Kyo Maclear

Posted by Drake, 2 months ago

When all is quiet in the County and the roaring fire's crackle competes with only the sound of Lake Ontario washing over our shores we can't help but want to curl up with a good book so we asked author Kyo Maclear for her personal booklist.


Onesies For All, All For Onesies

Posted by Drake, 3 months, 3 weeks ago

Our favourite time of year is upon us! Here's how we're kicking off #onesieszn.

DGS Onesies
Special Events

Holiday Cheers: You Bring the Party, We'll Do the Rest

Posted by Drake, 3 months, 3 weeks ago

Dust off your sequins and clear your schedule from now 'til December 26th.

DOF party

Not Far From The Tree: Crabapples to Crabapple Sauce

Posted by Drake, 4 months ago

When life gives you crabapples, call Not Far From The Tree (NFFTT) so we can make Spiced Crabapple Sauce for all to share.

Hotel + Travel

My Night in Nine: The Blogger @myclosetjourney #IRL

Posted by Drake, 4 months ago

Throughout Robin’s travels she tries to showcase a sense of place, style and unique take on everywhere she visits. She wanted to showcase the wild side of her life that very few people get to see. Here is what her #IRL night in nine looks like!

Food + Drink

In-Room Drink Well

Posted by Drake, 4 months, 3 weeks ago

Enjoy The Drake's infamous cocktail offerings from the comfort of your hotel room with our new In-Room Drink Well service!

drink well

My Night in Nine: Polaris Music Prize Juror Catherine Pogonat

Posted by Drake, 5 months ago

Before the Polaris Music Prize grand jury gathered to pick a recipient for this year's award, they settled in at The Drake where the big music night would behin and end. Follow along with jury member and Montreal radio and television personality, Catherine Pogonat in My Night in Nine.

Catherine Pogonat
Food + Drink

New Menu: Fall In Love With Drake Catering

Posted by Drake, 5 months ago

While it may not feel like fall here in Toronto, the hotel is gearing up for the season of hot apple cider, leather jackets, and comfort food.

Fall Octopus

Polaris Music Prize: Q + A w/ Founder Steve Jordan

Posted by Drake, 5 months, 1 week ago

Ahead of tonight's main event (and our favourite part, personally, the bumpin' after-party) we talked to the founder and executive director of the Polaris Music Prize, Steve Jordan, to get a crash course on how the long-running award holds up in 2017.

Polaris Steve
Food + Drink

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

Posted by Drake, 6 months, 1 week 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.