Rabelais Press

The press has been very kind to Rabelais over the years, and we've been lucky to be featured in Bon Appetit, Saveur, Food & Wine, Eater.com, The New Yorker, New York Magazine, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Conde Naste Traveler, National Geographic Traveler, The Financial Times (London), The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, The Portland Press Herald, The Bangor Daily News, Down East Magazine, Yankee Magazine, Boston Magaine, Edible Maine, Zest, Gastro Obscura, The Heritage Radio Network, The Los Angeles Times, Denver Post, The Chicago Tribune, The San Francisco California, The Huffington Post, Domino Magazine, Publisher's Weekly, Fine Books & Collections, Antiques & the Arts Weekly, Buzzfeed, Grist, Travel & Leisure, The Christian Science Monitor, Internazionale, My Fox Maine Radio, Paris Metro (calling us ""La Mecque de la gastronomie americaine!"). TV and radio appearances have included the Travel Channel's Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern, WCSH's 207 with Rob Caldwell, Maine Public's Maine Calling, Martha Stewart Radio, and Somebody Feed Phil with Phil Rosenthal. 

We're thrilled about what they've been saying about our shop and about the fantastic food that can be found in our small city of Biddeford:

A "Culinary Cache" in AAA Magazine

Thursday March 16, 2023 - Sunday April 16, 2023

The AAA Magazine's Diane Bair and Pamela Wright singled Rabelais out as a reason to visit Maine and Biddeford. 

"But you don’t have to be an academic or a food-obsessed bibliophile to enjoy a visit to this distinctive, independent antiquarian bookstore. Located in the brick North Dam Mill building in downtown Biddeford...

Rabelais on The Bookshop Podcast

Monday August 30, 2021

We made an appearance The Bookshop Podcast, Mandy Jackson-Beverly's regular broadcast, now at 71 episodes and counting. Mandy describes the podcast herself, "The Bookshop Podcast helps independent bookshops thrive by highlighting these gems of the community, as well as illuminating the wonders of words on a page. Every Monday, I....

A Zoom presentation on Community Cookbooks for the Maine Historical Society

Tuesday August 10, 2021

My friends and collaborators Margaret Hathaway and Karl Schatz joined me for an evening with the Maine Historical Society. 

Cooking is Community: A look at historic Maine Community Cookbooks
a talk with Don Lindgren, Margaret Hathaway, and Karl Schatz

Tuesday, August. 10, 7 – 8 pm ET

Community cookbooks: you know them and...

Rabelais on Nigel Beale's podcast The Biblio File - Talking about Booksellers' Catalogues

Saturday July 3, 2021

Listen at the link!

How much time is too much time spent talking about booksellers' catalogues? Nigel Beale and I spent an hour and forty-eight minutes discussing them on his book-related podcast The Biblio File. Booksellers' catalogues run the gamut from the simplest of lists mimeographed from a typed original...

Rabelais in Travel & Leisure

Friday April 30, 2021


Many thanks to Travel & Leisure and to Kevin West for including Rabelais in their 'Culinary Road Trip through Coastal Maine'. This came out in print in April, but I somehow missed the online version. And big thanks again to Greta Rybus for the great photographs of Rabelais and...