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DOWN THE LINE COCKTAILS - TIFF 2013

Posted by Drake, 1 year, 4 months ago

Created exclusively for TIFF by our libation pros, Down the Line cocktails are available for a limited-time only. Inspired by 70s rock icons and underground London shows, these sips are suited for folk devils of all kinds. Drink away your moral panic and try The Sid Vicious, God Save the Queen, Quadrophenia or A Clockwork Orange. Join us for a cocktail (or two) during our ten days worth of revved up excitement.

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Edible Art History? Food Photography Like You've Never Seen by Karsten Wegener

Posted by Shannon Elizabeth Murphy, 1 year, 4 months ago

We know that you're not supposed to play with your food, but sometimes art history can't help but be turned into something... tasty. German photographer, Karsten Wegener, who usually shoots large-scale commercial projects, has spent time recreating famous artworks from food. I wonder what starting bids for bologna at Sotheby's would be?

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A 'tail of Summer Romance: When Booze + Ice Pops Solidfy Their Love

Posted by Drake, 1 year, 5 months ago

We think booze + Popsicles make the coolest couple; and the perfect combination to help you forget that you don't have AC. Check out this list of recipes that have us excited to make very own 'poptail'.

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DIY Cocktail Pro: Knob Creek Cocktail

Posted by Drake, 1 year, 5 months ago

Wanna mix like cocktail pro? Follow these simple steps to enjoy our Knob Creek Cocktail at home; we'll even teach you how to make your own bitters and cinnamon syrup. Warning: you're going to impress your (thirsty) friends! Check out the recipe after the jump.

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SUMMERLICIOUS AT DRAKE

Posted by Drake, 1 year, 5 months ago

It's baaacckkkkkkkk: deal hunters + foodies collide at Summerlicious! We're so thrilled to be one of the official destinations for Toronto's annual gastronomic celebrations. Our menu is three-courses packed full of favourites like our fried chicken, Drake summer salad, green gazpacho, flourless chocolate cake + more. Drooling yet? Book your seat today by giving us a shout: 416.531.5024 or dropping us a line.

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Boozeless Cocktails

Posted by Drake, 1 year, 5 months ago

Treat yourself to a crafted seasonal drink that won’t give you a hangover. This summer, our talented mixology team is shaking and stirring refreshing boozeless cocktails that are just as tasty as their alcoholic counterparts. Sit under the sun on a patio, in the cool air conditioned confines of the Lounge or enjoy the warm starlight nights with a summery Blackberry Bramble (orange flower water, muddled blackberries and lemon juice, $7), classic Lavender Lemonade (lavender syrup and lemonade, $7), thirst-quenching Raspberry Mint Lemonade (muddled raspberries, mint and lemonade, $7) or recall your childhood with a retro Root Beer Float (Boylan’s root beer and Boreal root beer gelato, $6). Check out our full menu after the jump.

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