Books and Bars a Night-Time Book Club

Books and Bars is a night-time book club show, providing a unique atmosphere for a lively discussion of interesting authors, fun people, good food and social lubrication (liquid courage). Moderator Jeff Kamin is coming all the way from Minnesota to host the show, sponsored by the Mohegan Sun, to be held at Bobby Flay’s Bar Americain at 9:30 p.m. on Friday, February 1.   Free admission with your Big Book Club Getaway ticket!

Jeff Kamin moderates and produces Books & Bars in Minneapolis, St. Paul and Chanhassen, Minnesota which combines literary discussions with liberal drinking. He’s also the Senior Producer of Performance Programs at Minnesota Public Radio and an emcee and trivia host. Jeff has been doing Books & Bars for 9 years; prior to that he was an improvisational comedian in Los Angeles and worked for Jersey Films and Danny DeVito.

Be sure to read Hank Phillippi Ryan’s new book, The Other Woman, which will be our topic for Books and Bars.

Hank Phillippi Ryan is an investigative reporter for Channel 7 News on WHDH-TV, the NBC-affiliate station for Boston, Massachusetts. She is also an author of mystery novels. Ryan has won 28 Emmy Awards and 12 Edward R. Murrow Awards for her investigative and consumer reporting.

Bobby Flay’s Bar Americain, conveniently located off the hotel lobby, celebrates our country’s diverse culinary heritage, inspired by Bobby’s extensive travels throughout America. The Raw Bar offers fresh seafood selections ranging from Shrimp Cocktail with Bobby’s signature Tomatillo sauce to the “Deluxe,” a multi-tiered platter that will satisfy all of your shellfish cravings. You will also find hand-selected steaks, served with  house made Steak Sauce, the most flavorful and highest quality beef available in New England. A full complement of boldly flavored appetizers, entrées and side dishes complete the Regional American menu that features dishes which showcase the wealth of ingredients and traditions of New England.  Cash bar.