The Oregonian

Bar Mingo vs. Bar Due

Have you heard this one? A man walks into a bar hungry for a burger and a shot of Jack. Instead, he gets a grapefruit-juice martini and a toasted baguette frosted with chicken liver mousse. He leaves surprised but satiated, resigned that his metrosexuality quotient tripled during dinner and wondering what "bar" really means these days. Read More


Portland Monthly

Caffe Mingo sets table for casual sibling:

This large bilevel space, which opened in April, has a long bar, a row of window tables and several more sociable, comfier spots frequently taken up by large groups of gigglers who could be en route to bachelorette parties. The atmosphere is grown-up without being stuffy. The house cocktail list (all $8) focuses on retro cool classics (Bellinis, Negronis, sidecars), but in recognition of the Northwestern locale there’s also an espresso martini. Read More


Oregon Live

Bar Mingo and E.Moreland Market & Kitchen Arrive

With its perpetual busy-ness, vaguely anarchic vibe and rock-solid menu, Caffe Mingo endures as one of Portland's most beloved restaurants. Mingo, its younger suburban sibling, is slicker and orderly but equally dependable. Chances are good that Bar Mingo, the newest enterprise from restaurateur Michael Cronan -- who also owns Serratto -- will possess a personality all its own. Read More