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Drake General Store: Staff Picks - Meet Tenma

Posted by Drake General Store, 3 years, 8 months ago

Meet Tenma! In our latest edition of Drake General Store Staff Picks, our Lead Designer shares her love of cooking, entertaining + new favourite summer essentials.

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Drake General Store Popup at 2014 Field Trip Festival

Posted by Drake General Store, 3 years, 8 months ago

For the second year, Drake General Store is thrilled to be setting up shop at Arts & Crafts Field Trip Music Festival.

2014 Field Trip
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Fare + Provisions: Mark Coster Talks To Acquired Taste

Posted by Daniel Okorn, 3 years, 8 months ago

With Father's Day fast approaching, we're happy to share our latest campaign, Fare + Provisions with you. The collection includes an exclusive line of food, preserves and pantry items made by some of the city's top chefs. We've also partnered with Toronto-based food publication Acquired Taste to profile the chefs involved in the Fare + Provisions campaign + discuss their views on healthy eating, cooking for kids and the ceremony of family meals.

In our second interview for our collaboration with Acquired Taste, we sat down with wine aficionado + maker of Coster's Prescription bitters Mark Coster to discuss his secret to raising good kids, what it’s like to be a dad when you work in the industry and why food culture is so important.

Mark Coster by Acquired Taste
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Introducing... Drake General Store Apothecary

Posted by Daniel Okorn, 3 years, 9 months ago

Is it just us, or does finding the perfect bath + body essentials sometimes feel like an overwhelming + ultimately disappointing process?

Products either smell too sweet or too strong, aren’t hydrating enough or are so expensive that you might as well book an appointment with your facialist. Simply put, we weren’t wholly satisfied with the available options. Plus, we really wanted to use something that was homegrown. As a result, our team decided to come together to create a range of Drake General Store apothecary products that met all of our needs. After months of formulating, testing + re-testing, we’re happy to bring you the finished products!

Drake General Store Apothecary
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Introducing... Shared Pyjamas

Posted by Nicole Pajak, 3 years, 9 months ago

Who said slumber parties were just for teenagers? Hanging out in your comfiest clothes, watching movies + vegging out never gets old! That being said, let’s up the ante + make your pyjama party a bit more grown-up this time around. Where to start? With the most luxurious sleepwear you’ll ever find, naturally. With that in mind, our design team began sourcing premium fabrics – because scratchy polyester just wouldn’t do – and drawing inspiration from classic silhouettes, to create our very own line of Shared Pyjamas.

Shared Pyjamas
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Fare + Provisions: Ted Talks to Acquired Taste

Posted by Daniel Okorn, 3 years, 9 months ago

With Father's Day fast approaching, we're happy to share our latest campaign, Fare + Provisions with you. The collection includes an exclusive line of food, preserves and pantry items made by some of the city's top chefs. We've also partnered with Toronto-based food publication Acquired Taste to profile the chefs involved in the Fare + Provisions campaign + discuss their views on healthy eating, cooking for kids and the ceremony of family meals.

For their first post, Acquired Taste sat down with The Drake Hotel's corporate executive chef Ted Corrado. Read their interview below + stay tuned to our blog as well as acqtaste.com for additional posts in the series.

Fare + Provisions - Ted Corrado