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A 'tail of Summer Romance: When Booze + Ice Pops Solidfy Their Love

Posted by Drake, 1 year, 2 months ago

We think booze + Popsicles make the coolest couple; and the perfect combination to help you forget that you don't have AC. Check out this list of recipes that have us excited to make very own 'poptail'.

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DIY Cocktail Pro: Knob Creek Cocktail

Posted by Drake, 1 year, 2 months ago

Wanna mix like cocktail pro? Follow these simple steps to enjoy our Knob Creek Cocktail at home; we'll even teach you how to make your own bitters and cinnamon syrup. Warning: you're going to impress your (thirsty) friends! Check out the recipe after the jump.

Knob Creek Cocktail The Drake Hotel
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Music

Music Monday: Postiljonen - Atlantis

Posted by Drake, 1 year, 2 months ago

The perfect track for a hazy Monday: the new, dreamy video + single from Sweden's Postiljonen.


Postiljonen
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New Hotel Uniforms from United!

Posted by Drake, 1 year, 2 months ago

Our Front Desk is the first thing you see when you walk into our house. Now, the first thing you'll see is our new Front Desk staffers' threads!

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Food + Drink

SUMMERLICIOUS AT DRAKE

Posted by Drake, 1 year, 2 months ago

It's baaacckkkkkkkk: deal hunters + foodies collide at Summerlicious! We're so thrilled to be one of the official destinations for Toronto's annual gastronomic celebrations. Our menu is three-courses packed full of favourites like our fried chicken, Drake summer salad, green gazpacho, flourless chocolate cake + more. Drooling yet? Book your seat today by giving us a shout: 416.531.5024 or dropping us a line.

Summerlicious
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Boozeless Cocktails

Posted by Drake, 1 year, 2 months ago

Treat yourself to a crafted seasonal drink that won’t give you a hangover. This summer, our talented mixology team is shaking and stirring refreshing boozeless cocktails that are just as tasty as their alcoholic counterparts. Sit under the sun on a patio, in the cool air conditioned confines of the Lounge or enjoy the warm starlight nights with a summery Blackberry Bramble (orange flower water, muddled blackberries and lemon juice, $7), classic Lavender Lemonade (lavender syrup and lemonade, $7), thirst-quenching Raspberry Mint Lemonade (muddled raspberries, mint and lemonade, $7) or recall your childhood with a retro Root Beer Float (Boylan’s root beer and Boreal root beer gelato, $6). Check out our full menu after the jump.

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Food + Drink

Lobster Fest Returns to our Sky Yard

Posted by Drake, 1 year, 2 months ago

We're bringing East Coast charm to the exciting redesign of our Sky Yard every Sunday with Lobster Fest. Wear your elastic-waist pants and sit down to feast on a hearty one-pound lobster and all the fixings for just $34.95. Each lobster is paired with favourites from Chef Ted Corrado’s new critically-acclaimed dinner menu including Cuban corn, smoked potato salad, coleslaw, jalapeño cornbread, hot butter and an impossible-to-resist flourless chocolate cake trifle. Wet your whistle with a complimentary bottle of brew from the Halifax king of beer, Alexander Keith. Bibs and lobster crackers are included so you can dine with your friends al fresco on the Sky Yard without worrying about wearing crustacean on your shirt.

Book your spot by giving us a shout at 416. 531. 5042 ext. 1 or drop us a line


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Music

Music Monday: Dornik - Something About You

Posted by Drake, 1 year, 3 months ago

If you've been on the Internet for 5 minutes lately, you've probably been lucky enough to hear the new single from Dornik. If you're living under a rock, it's ok. That's why we're here! Enjoy.


Dornik Something About You
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DRAKE PRIDE LANDS JUNE 27 - 29

Posted by Drake, 1 year, 3 months ago

From Big Freedia to Hedwig + The Angry Inch, we've got a packed long weekend full of Pride fun. Check out our full line up.

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Music Monday: Dean Blunt - Felony / Stalker 7

Posted by Drake, 1 year, 3 months ago

It might be thunderstorming all week, but the new track from Dean Blunt is brightening our Monday. Enjoy the quirky video + track on our Blog.


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