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Meet the Maker: Kaya Ogruce, Death In Venice Gelato

Posted by Jen McNeely, 3 days, 2 hours ago

The birth of Death in Venice gelato happened when Kaya Ogruce and his girlfriend were on a motorcycle trip across Sicily. It's as romantic and sexy as it sounds.

Death in Venice
Food + Drink

Meet The Maker: André Hueston Mack of Mouton Noir Wines

Posted by Jen McNeely, 1 week, 3 days ago

Before he was a renowned rebel winemaker, André Hueston Mack was a sommelier at The French Laundry in Yountville, California. He had a successful career in banking prior to working at one of the world's most famous fine dining institutions. His journey has been full of unexpected twists and turns, and it this sense of curiosity and willingness to take risks that has shaped and defined the Mouton Noir Wines.

Food + Drink

Bet You've Never Tried Shrimp Ceviche with Popcorn

Posted by Drake, 2 weeks, 5 days ago

This shrimp ceviche is popping off...

Shrimp Ceviche Matt DeMille
Food + Drink

Decompress in Prince Edward County with Chef Jamie Kennedy

Posted by Jen McNeely, 3 weeks, 3 days ago

If you're visiting us at Drake by the Lake in the next couple months and seeking a divine culinary experience, reserve a spot at Chef Jamie Kennedy's Summer Dinner Series. Wine on the ridge, five-course dinner,'s as dreamy as it sounds.

Jamie Kennedy Dinner Series
Food + Drink

A High Five to Foodies for Taste of Toronto

Posted by Drake, 1 month, 1 week ago

So, you call yourself a foodie, huh? Read on to score discounted tickets to Taste of Toronto.

Food + Drink

Cocktail Hour: Sandy De Almeida Shakes Up the Sky Yard with Parisian Fizz

Posted by Drake, 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Master mixologist Sandy De Almeida gets creative with a Perrier cocktail for summer.