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Food + Drink

Knight School presents the Teachings of Tourtière

Posted by Ivy Knight, 2 weeks, 1 day ago

Flex your kitchen skills (or lack thereof) and learn how to make a French Canadian style tourtière from someone who grew up with classic dish and ate it religiously. The first class of Knight School commences on SEP 17!

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Farmer's Table joins Bakery Bar Larder

Posted by Drake, 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Shop our closet! Er - fridge. We've invited local farmer, Kawartha Mark, and Grassroot Farm to the creative culinary hub so you can get your hands on fresh produce every Saturday and Sunday @ 10:30AM!

Farmer's Table
Drake Commissary

EXPLORING THE NEIGHBOURHOOD: TOWER AUTOMOTIVE BUILDING

Posted by Stephan Petar, 3 months ago

It’s hard to imagine Toronto as an industrial hub with factories sprawled across the city in areas like Liberty Village and the Entertainment District. While these areas gentrified years ago, the Junction Triangle is in the midst of its transformation from an industrial wasteland to a booming community and arts and culture destination.

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Art

A Sneak Peek at Drake Commissary's Opening Exhibition

Posted by Drake Art, 3 months, 3 weeks ago

In the lead up to opening Drake Commissary, we take you behind the scenes for a sneak peek of our opening exhibition Fast Forward featuring Alex McLeod, Camille Jodoin-Eng, Adrian Esparza, Dahae Song, Maxwell N. Burnstein, and poet Kevin Connolly.

Fast Forward at Drake Commissary
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Drake Commissary: Old School Values in an Old School Building

Posted by Nicole Wetmore, 4 months, 2 weeks ago

Built heritage and its preservation are a huge passion of mine, so the announcement of the Drake Commissary’s location in a historic building on Sterling Road excited me. I decided that I wanted to learn more about the building and more specifically its ties to food production in Toronto (who doesn’t love pickles?) so I headed over to the City of Toronto Archives to get started.

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Food + Drink

The Drake's New Spring Menu

Posted by Drake, 4 months, 3 weeks ago

It's no secret that we're fans of reinventing ourselves. Whether it's with the art on the walls or what's on our plate, we like to switch it up and keep things fresh.

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