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“In the 90s, I used to tag ‘AM’ and ‘ZIF’ on subways, walls, wherever there was space. It was illegal, but it was a big part of hip hop culture in Queens at the time.”

Michael Mignano is the Executive Pastry Chef at The Pierre Hotel.

Interview by Kara Chin; photos courtesy of Michael Mignano