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Jackson Pollock's secret prize-winning recipe for apple pie discovered — Jackson Pollock's alcoholism and adultery are well documented. Less well known is that the celebrated modern artist was a massive foodie - before the term even came to prominence. That we know more about Pollock's wild nights at the Cedar Tavern in Greenwich Village than we do about his prize-winning apple pie says something about the way we fetishise tortured artists - readily equating bacchanalian behaviour with creative genius.

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Champion surfer Stephanie Gilmore on how she protects her skin from the sun and surf — Take notes for your next beach day. As a six-time world champion surfer, Stephanie Gilmore (who is profiled in the January issue of Vogue) is a pro when it comes to mastering a summer-time beauty regime.

Want a Coffee, Mate? — Specialty cafes are being opened across the city by a wave of young Australian entrepreneurs who want to change the way New Yorkers drink coffee. While many people think Australia's favorite brew is beer, the country is perhaps equally obsessed with coffee, a culture that began with a wave of Italian immigrants carrying stovetop percolators...

Company Joins Peter Luger Along Broadway — Restaurant goers have long been making the journey to Broadway in South Williamsburg for steak, but a throng of venues have joined Peter Luger's Steak House to lure more people to the street.

Sarah Saxty, a trend researcher and sourcing brand manager for Australian label Forever New, talks New York fashion — IT'S been a long time since New York's most stylish women hailed cabs in Manolo Blahnik kitten heels and satin floral corsages. New Yorkers are renowned for their trendsetting sartorial ways, but being fashionable in the Big Apple isn't as clichéd as donning hard-to-walk-in expensive stilettos and toting a ubiquitous logo-emblazoned designer bag.

Ian De Oliveira, head chef at The Kelvin Club, is the coolest chef no one knows about — The gentleman's lunch has been made fresh and modern by Ian De Oliveira, the head chef at The Kelvin Club, a private members club in the heart of Melbourne's CBD. A year ago, De Oliveira was poached to overhaul the unadventurous menu of old fashioned meals served at the Kelvin Club since its inception in 1927.

A man of function forms China’s future — Before the cookie settings change will take effect, Safari must restart. To restart Safari press and hold the Home button (for around five seconds) until the iPhone/iPad display goes blank and the home screen appears.

Porteno restaurant in Surry Hills, Sydney, is where celebrities eat when they come to Australia — IT MAY not overlook Sydney's glorious harbour, its chefs are not on TV and it definitely isn't the most expensive reservation in town, but Porteno is unequivocally the hottest restaurant for celebrities visiting Australia. Since it opened in 2010, the Argentinian barbecue restaurant on Cleveland Street in Surry Hills has attracted a plethora of high-profile international guests who have proudly touted the venue on social media.

Nick Minchin steers ADM to new tilt for GrainCorp — AUSTRALIA'S Consul-General in New York, Nick Minchin, has told American company Archer Daniels Midland to try again in its bid for GrainCorp. ADM's $2.6 billion bid for Australia's largest agribusiness was last year rejected by Joe Hockey on grounds including that it could stymie competition in the grains-handling industry.
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May 27, 2015

@PeterMac_News researcher Professor David Bowtell behind world's largest complete DNA analysis of ovarian cancer published today in @nature

May 27, 2015

Give Australians with cancer the best chance of a cure. Support Peter Mac’s life-saving cancer research. #petermac…

May 27, 2015

First time I heard an adult use the term "silver fox" was in relation to #MickMalthouse Thank you, Mick Malthouse, for expanding my vocab

May 27, 2015

RT @ErikOJensen: Taking this quote out of context, but Brandis makes a v. good point: "It's articulately written. Everybody should read The Saturday Paper."

May 27, 2015

@najtaylor “The world is a very scary place right now, especially for people of means" Ah, pretty sure it's even scarier for ppl w/ less!

May 27, 2015

Why isn't Cardinal Pell already at these horrific Royal Commission hearings?…

May 27, 2015

RT @MikeCarlton01: It appears that world Soccer might not be quite so rigidly honest and ethical as we'd all thought. Amazing !

May 18, 2015

I've "kind of let it go" but now it needs to be outed: Mia Freedman is actually a reincarnated Gertrude Stein…

May 18, 2015

RT @ErikOJensen: Next up in the Mamamia game known as "Actual sentences from 2015", this gem: "Rebel’s shtick has never been primarily in fuckability."

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