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Author Niki Trosky Talks Love, Sex + Solo Travel

Posted by Jen McNeely, 1 year, 3 months ago

This Tuesday, Winnipeg's Niki Trosky will be taking over The Drake Hotel's North Lounge to host a launch for her book, Love Life: an intimate memoir about self-exploration, solitude, and sex. Juicy.

Niki Trosky launches her book Love Life in The Drake Hotel Lounge

Food Friday: Drake Bartender Alex Pearce is Making It With Love

Posted by Jen McNeely, 1 year, 3 months ago

We're proud to share that our very own Alex Pearce has made it to the next round for Made With Love: Canada's biggest mixology competition.

The Drake Hotel Bartender Alex Pearce competes in the Made With Love Cocktail Competition

Drake One Fifty Lunch + Learn: Brad Keast

Posted by Jen McNeely, 1 year, 3 months ago

Buzzing through the 6ix are woes about the renovation of Union Station. While the city's historic landmark undergoes major reconstruction behind closed doors, guest editor Jen McNeely sat down with Brad Keast, Vice President of Development at Osmington Inc., for a sneak peek into the task of bringing life to a re-imagined Toronto hub.

Lunch and Learn with Brad Keast at Drake One Fifty

Letter from Drake Blog Guest Editor Jen McNeely

Posted by Drake, 1 year, 3 months ago

We're giving our blog a Drake-over with the help of guest editor Jen McNeely. Click to read her letter from the editor!

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Meet Danny Smiles of Le Bremner MTL

Posted by Ivy Knight, 1 year, 3 months 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

Reunion Island X Drake

Posted by Drake, 1 year, 5 months ago

Adam Pesce is no rookie when it comes to coffee or The Drake Hotel. His father has been in coffee since 1978 + the family-owned business, Reunion Island Coffee, has been hustling in the roasting game in + around Toronto since 1995.