Could Lydia Shire’s Son Reopen Biba?

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The current issue of Stuff contains a juicy interview with Lydia Shire’s son, Scampo executive sous chef Alex Pinada. Apparently he has big plans for his family’s empire.

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He reveals to the mag that he’d like to travel for awhile, and then return to Boston and relaunch Biba, his mother’s beloved, now-shuttered restaurant, leaving Shire to retire and pen cookbooks. "It’s where I took my first steps as a baby. I said my first words at Biba," Pinada tells Stuff.

A reincarnated Biba? Could it really happen? We hope so, despite Pinada’s confession that he has his mom’s "short, stubby hands." It hasn’t seemed to hold her back!

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