Where to Shop
A Rockport gallery unlike any other in Maine provides dream fodder even during difficult financial times.
When the senior editor of Food & Wine magazine raves about the culinary knowledge and rare cookbook selection of Don and Samantha Hoyt Lindgren, the owners of this still newish shop on Middle Street — well, who are we to argue? We might never be in the market for the first American edition of The Savoy Cocktail Book (price: $350), but we know where to find one. Rabelais carries more than 1,200 titles, proving that its motto, “thought for food,” is no boast.
You know those little metal bands that scientists attach to the limbs of migrating birds to track their travels? Well, now you can have your very own. Don’t worry, these birder bands are not destined for limbs (per se). Rather, they are for human binoculars (or purses, necklaces, fingers, and other creative hosts).