1. moto-i Official Re-Opening Announcement

    We want to thank everyone for all of the enthusiasm expressed about coming back to moto-i as we rejoin the hospitality industry during these unparalleled times for us all. We appreciate your support and would like to take a moment to share our ongoing outlook with you. We want to apologize to those who were eager for us to reopen by now, our intention was not to let you down over what you have com…Read More

  2. Temporary Closing Notice To Our Guests

    To our valid guests, We would like to extend our sincerest gratitude to everyone who came out to support us in our creative efforts to serve you and keep employees on our payroll. Our hearts are truly full of love from all of the social media blasts, bottles of sake sold, and donations to our employee relief fund. We've found great joy in bringing what we do best to the comfort of your home during…Read More

  3. moto-i COVID-19 Staff Update: What we’ve been up to!

    SQUAD!!!!!!  OH MY GOODNESS ARE WE MISSING YOU! We truly hope all of you are doing alright, have found ways to stay occupied, and ARE TAKING SOCIAL DISTANCING seriously! A lot of you have reached out to us and have been super supportive, which we can’t thank you enough for doing. It’s been beyond strange being here during this. We know all of us are missing moto-i, a busy Saturday night, bein…Read More

  4. moto-i COVID-19 Precautions Notice To Our Guests

    TO OUR VALUED GUESTS, IN THIS TIME WE ARE TAKING EVERY PRECAUTIONARY MEASURE TO ENSURE YOURS AND OUR EMPLOYEE’S SAFETY. THIS INCLUDES, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO, PROPER & FREQUENT HAND WASHING, SANITIZING OUR HANDHELD & POS DEVICES, AND OUR STAFF PRACTICING PROPER REMOVAL OF UTENSILS, GLASSWARE, AND DISHES. WE BELIEVE IT IS IMPORTANT FOR YOU TO KNOW OUR PROTOCOL, AND WE STRONGLY ENCOURAGE EV…Read More

  5. moto-i COVID-19 Staff Notice of Closure 3/16/20

    Hello Team, There has been a very important notice passed within the last hour that now affects all of us greatly. We have vowed to be open and honest with all of you as these events unravel, so here we are. As of 3pm today, Mayor Frey has closed dine-in options for all bars and restaurants through the month of March for the city of Minneapolis. This was anticipated, yet shocking news. Given the r…Read More

  6. moto-i COVID-19 Staff Update 3/13/20

    Hello Team!  As you have probably seen and heard, several states have been ordered to close restaurants and bars. This email is not designed to tell you we are facing the same reality or to scare you, but I think it is important that we be open and honest about the reality of the state of the country. It is important that you stay in the loop.  Obviously this is not something we have ever encoun…Read More

  7. moto-i COVID-19 Staff Update 3/10/20

    Hi Team, A couple quick updates coming to you that we'd like you to read ASAP. Please respond to this message so we know you've received this information. HAND WASHING / GLOVES / SANITIZER: This is the NUMBER ONE MOST IMPORTANT THING WE WILL BE TALKING ABOUT THIS WEEK. PAY ATTENTION. WASH YOUR HANDS: every 30 minutes. You're all very good about washing your hands, but we need to step it up a notch…Read More

  8. National Ramen Noodle Day

    Ramen noodles come in many varieties and is an essential ingredient in creating a perfect bowl of ramen. Originating from China, ramen noodles are made with salt, water, wheat and kansui. Kansui is a mineral-rich salt water that gives the ramen noodles their yellow coloring and light bouncy texture. After years of experimenting with different style of ramen noodles, we adopted the Tokyo style s…Read More