The extremely well-informed, knowledgeable and
friendly staff and a well stocked store of books on food,
wine, and gardening make this a must visit location
local and visiting foodies alike. For more information visit
website or the bookstore's blog.
Bon Appetit described
Rabelais as the "clubhouse for this loose
confederation of food lovers" and in the same article Krista
Kern Desjarlais declared it the "town square for Portland's food
Rabelais closed their Portland store in January
2012 and relocated to Biddeford. Their new
location opened up May 2012.