1. Heading Back to the Office This Fall

    Office buildings across Minneapolis have been slowly reopening for the past few months, with health and safety protocols being implemented for those coming back to the office to work. At moto-i, we’re glad to see people back in our neighborhood, and we hope that everyone is staying safe and healthy while adhering to the social distancing measures that are still in place in buildings throughout t…Read More

  2. What Are Your Plans for Fall?

    With the beginning of fall just a few days away, you might be making plans for the season. After a somewhat tumultuous first half of the year, you’re probably looking forward to doing something new this fall. At moto-i, in Minneapolis, we always love the start of a new season and all that it can bring. If you’re looking for a Japanese restaurant where you can enjoy delicious food and sake that…Read More

  3. Make Us Part of Your Weekly Routine

    This year has definitely been challenging when it comes to setting and following a routine, and at moto-i, we understand the difficulty of trying to stick to a schedule week in and week out. With fall on the horizon, school starting up again (in some capacity), and people returning to the office at least a few days a week in certain places, now could be the perfect time to establish a routine. As …Read More

  4. Date Night Plans For the Summer

    Everything this summer is going to look a bit different, whether that’s dining on the patio at your favorite Japanese restaurant in Minneapolis or ordering food online for group dinners with friends and family. At moto-i, we know that it will likely be sometime before things feel “normal” again, and one thing you may still be trying to figure out is date night with your significant other. If…Read More

  5. Ideas for Group Dinners This Summer

    With this summer looking much different than years past in terms of dining out and spending time with friends and family, it might seem challenging to figure out how to be social while practicing proper social distancing. In our previous post, we talked about options that involved coming to our Japanese restaurant in Minneapolis and what that entailed, but at moto-i, we know that you may want some…Read More

  6. Dining With Moto-i This Summer

    At moto-i, there’s nothing we love more than serving our customers delicious Japanese food and sake that’s brewed right here on-site. We know that the past few months have been fraught with doubt and uncertainty, and as we move forward together as a community, we hope that we’re all able to find a bit of comfort and solace in whatever ways we can. Over the recent weeks, as we’ve reopened f…Read More

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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