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Bob Blumer already has two successful shows on the Food Network, broken six Guinness World Records, eats poisonous Japanese Fugu and illustrates his own cookbooks. Is there anything this guy can't do? In anticipation for his third Food Network show, the Surreal Gourmet extraordinaire sits down with us to talk weird food + last meals.Continue reading The Surreal Gourmet + Beyond: Bob Blumer Shares a Few of His Favourite Things
"D" is for Drake! Inspired by the Drake General Store's love of the alphabet, letters and typography, they made a music mix featuring one song by one artist for every letter of the alphabet. Enjoy all 26 songs of "Alphabet Soup Mix" while playing Scrabble or writing messages for your roommate on your fridge with magnets.Continue reading Alphabet Soup Mix: New Music Playlist from The Drake General Store
We're so excited to be raising a glass to our new cocktail bar! Whether you crave the dark seductive taste of a barrel-aged Boulevardier or the flirtiness found in Drake's Hanky Panky, there's something for everyone in the pages of our new full-service cocktail book.Continue reading Our New Cocktail Bar Mixes Up Something Special For You
Canadian Music Fest returns to Drake! As an official venue, we'll be celebrating with four nights of live music, official showcases and dance parties 'til 4AM!Continue reading Canadian Music Fest at Drake
Rapper's Not-So-Delightful. The critically-acclaimed film "I Want My Name Back" documents the prolific rappers, Sugarhill Gang, and the exploitation that they faced during their rise to fame in the early 80s. Check out this interview with the group discussing the film's content.Continue reading Sugarhill Gang: I Want My Name Back
Nature's beauty always inspires us! We stumbled across these gorgeous hand-painted ceramic designs by the brilliant Russian artist, Yevgenia. Each piece is so dainty and beautiful, we don't want to put food on them (almost)!Continue reading Nature on the table: Hand-painted Ceramics by Yevgenia
We could spend hours browsing through vintage book stores. Everything from their cracked spines, strange images to graphic design the love letter to these artefacts would be endless. Our favourite local vintage book store is The Monkey's Paw. Check out a few of the covers + pages of these covered oddities.Continue reading Is It Possible for Vintage Books to be our Achilles' Heel?