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Food Friday: Hot Dogs

Posted by Drake, 4 months ago

There are certain smells that always remind us of summer. Freshly cut grass, sunscreen, a smoldering campfire, and of course a grill going on the BBQ. Our head chef at the Drake Hotel gets in the summer mood with this recipe for the perfect hotdog.

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Food + Drink

Drake One Fifty's Side Door Special

Posted by Drake, 4 months ago

Ready to take a break from food court lunches? We've got your Financial District hook up at Drake One Fifty. Every Tuesday this summer, we're brown-bagging it for you, Drake style.

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Food + Drink

Matty DeMille's Chef Basics

Posted by Drake, 4 months ago

Armchair Chef? Secretly aspire to cook like a real one? We're only a couple of months away from enjoying Drake Devonshire Head Chef Matt DeMille's recipes on the patio of the Dev overlooking Lake Ontario. Until then, Matt's teamed up with the Globe and Mail to bring you these handy instructional videos + help you recreate them at home. Let's get started!

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Food + Drink

86'D 5th Anniversary: Celebrating Monday (fundays) with Ivy Knight

Posted by Drake, 4 months ago
Food + Drink

Pop-Up Dinner w/ NYC Star Chef Justin Smillie

Posted by Drake, 4 months ago

On July 8, we're getting into a New York state of mind at Drake One Fifty when Chef Justin Smillie previews the menu from his soon-to-open NYC joint at this one-night-only pop-up dinner.

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Food + Drink

DIY Summer Cocktails

Posted by Drake, 4 months ago

We've chosen our absolute favourite summer cocktails and given you the top secret recipes for how to make them yourselves.

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Food + Drink

Summer Season at Drake One Fifty

Posted by Drake, 4 months, 1 week ago

It’s finally here guys! After months of waiting, Toronto has been blessed with warm weather and sunny skies… and we think Drake One Fifty is the perfect place for you to celebrate. We've got a gorgeous patio, boozy slushies, DJ’s, and more. Here’s the inside scoop on our summer favourites.

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Music

Music Monday: A Club Called Rhonda

Posted by Drake, 4 months, 1 week ago

World Pride is in full swing here at the Drake Hotel and we're so excited for a Club Called Rhonda to bring their polysexual dance party to us!

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People

#HUSTLEHARD: Literary Works

Posted by Drake, 4 months, 2 weeks ago

We know it’s a hustle working as a creative in this city, but who says you can’t stay on the grind while chilling on the Sky Yard? This Sunday, we launch the first installment of #HUSTLEHARD, an event series hosted by local journalist Anupa Mistry.

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Art

Marlon Griffith Kicks Off Drake Lab Summer Artist in Residence Programme

Posted by Drake, 4 months, 3 weeks ago

In 2012, we launched the Drake Lab, which expanded upon our Artist in Residence programme in providing free street-side open studio to artists and collectives to create, play and explore. This summer, we’re very excited to re-launch our pop-up space with Marlon Griffith.

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