All blog posts by Ivy Knight

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Marc-Alexandre – Hôtel Herman

Posted by Ivy Knight, 1 year, 11 months ago

Toronto's chefs know where to go for excellent food + cocktails in Montreal and Hotel Herman is one of their best kept secrets.

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Meet Danny Smiles of Le Bremner MTL

Posted by Ivy Knight, 2 years ago

Danny Smiles gained national attention when he competed on Top Chef Canada. He runs the wildly successful restaurant, Le Bremner, in Montreal and is currently shooting a new series for Vice Munchies. On March 23 he pops up at Drake One Fifty for a guest chef dinner, part of The Drake's Montreal Takeover series.

Danny Smiles Interview for The Drake's Montreal Guest Chef Series
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Meet our Taste of Newfoundland + Labrador Guests

Posted by Ivy Knight, 2 years, 3 months ago

Editor-in-chief of Swallow Daily, 86’d Mondays Hostess with the Most-est, and in-house East Coaster Ivy Knight cozied up with her Atlantic Canada kin Chef Todd Perrin + Sommelier Stephen Lee of Mallard Cottage and Chef Jeremy Charles + Sommelier Jeremy Bonia of Raymonds for a chat about food, wine, and bringing a Taste of Newfoundland + Labrador to The Drake.

Taste of Newfoundland
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Food Friday: A Chat With Michael Gallina of Blue Hill at Stone Barns

Posted by Ivy Knight, 2 years, 4 months ago

Sit in on an interview between 86'd host Ivy Knight + guest chef Michael Gallina of Blue Hill at Stone Barns in anticipation of an epic five-course collaborative dinner with the Drake Hotel.

Blue Hill
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86'D Monday Night Memories + 5th Anniversary

Posted by Ivy Knight, 3 years, 8 months ago

Ivy Knight shares five years of 86'D memories + explains how each of our chefs have won her over with caramel corn, cornbread or chili recipes on one of her famous Monday nights!

Ivy Knight
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86'd Mondays: May Round Up + June Preview

Posted by Ivy Knight, 3 years, 9 months ago

¡Holy Guacamole! May was a busy month for my beloved 86’d Mondays... I’m already gearing up for an even more exciting June program.

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