Here's what the press has been saying about our shop, and about the fantastic food that can be found in our small city:
Antiques & the Arts Weekly gives us a shout out in their round-up coverage of the 35th Annual Ephemera Society of America Conference. Held every March in Greenwich, CT, the conference and paper fair, bring together the best dealers, collectors, insitutions and scholars to share ephemera.read more
Zest, a brand new Maine-centered food magazine debuted this month, and we were pleased to be profiled by food writer Michael Sanders, and photographed by Russell French. The magazine is handsomely produced and available now at bookshops including Rabelais.read more
From Where to Eat and Drink in Maine
"The first time I visited Rabelais, I spent two hours browsing the Portland storefront, spent $300, and was late to my dinner reservation. It’s what happens when a cookbook addiction meets the jaw-dropping culinary selection amassed by owners Don and Samantha Lindgren. Eight years...
"Rabelais You’ll find every book about food or drink imaginable, no matter how obscure, rare, or just plain old—from a 1940s-era volume about American cocktails to one about Baroque Italian cuisine—at this gem of a bookstore between Portland and Kennebunkport."read more
See Rabelais' recommendation for a book worth cooking all-the-way-through.
"There’s something about the idea of cooking through an entire cookbook that’s very appealing. Like you’re going to culinary school for $30. The best-known example is Julie & Julia, née The Julie/Julia Project, which left both Mastering the Art of French Cooking and the whole...read more