1. The History Of Rangoons

    Rangoons it seems, always manage to quickly endear people to Asian foods of all kinds. There’s nothing quite like biting into a fried pastry and being greeted by a delicate crunch and then a burst of different flavors, carried to you on a wave of delicious, fresh cream cheese. Funnily enough, though, cream cheese as you may know it is from New York. So are rangoons really an authentic Asian cuis…Read More

  2. Why Moto-I Is Perfect For A Valentine’s Day Date

    Valentine’s day has faced some controversy in the age of the internet. It’s a polarizing issue for some and is jokingly referred to as “single’s awareness” days in some circles. But all of the internet’s blabbing cannot diminish the magic of the day. Valentines, as we all know, is best when celebrated with everyone. Everyone you love in any way, as a friend, family member or significan…Read More

  3. Ring in the New Year at Moto-i

    Are you searching for an enjoyable way to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Minneapolis? If so, then consider visiting Moto-i! Our Japanese restaurant and sake bar is located in downtown Minneapolis, so you are sure to be close to all the festivities within the city. In today’s post, we will explain the perks of celebrating the start of 2020 at Moto-i. Keep reading to discover what makes our Japanes…Read More

  4. Planning Your Halloween Festivities

    October is finally upon us, which means that Halloween is just around the corner. Usually, Halloween is a great time to enjoy city life and see everything that the nightlife in Minneapolis has to offer. Whether you love the fall season, take pleasure in the frightening atmosphere, or simply want an excuse to spend time with your friends, Halloween offers a fantastic chance for you to enjoy yoursel…Read More

  5. Take Advantage Of Summer In Minneapolis

    As spring nears to a close in Minneapolis, our Japanese restaurant begins to prepare for summer in the Twin Cities. Whether you find yourself in Minneapolis for the whole summer or just a week, the city has plenty of attractions to help you make the most of your time. Moto-i has a plethora of menu items for every event, and we hope you will choose to involve us in your summer plans. Our excellent …Read More

  6. Take a Study Break!

    The greater Minneapolis area is home to dozens of colleges and universities, and with school now back in session for many of them, students are probably already looking for things to do when they’re not in class or studying for their first exam. At Moto-i, we love meeting new people and seeing familiar faces, so if you’ve never been to our Japanese restaurant, or you haven’t been back since …Read More

  7. One Last Summer Get-Together

    The end of the summer can be an exciting time, as you’re getting ready for a new school year or starting a new job. It can also be a bittersweet time, as you say goodbye to friends who are going back to school in another state, or who will be so busy that you won’t have time to get together during the fall or winter. You may see them during the holidays, but for the next two to three months, t…Read More

  8. Got a Promotion? Celebrate With Us!

    At Moto-i in Minneapolis, we love when people come to our Japanese restaurant to celebrate a milestone or a special occasion. We have many birthday and anniversary parties throughout the year, and the holidays are always a lot of fun. However, there are more reasons to celebrate than birthdays, anniversaries, and the holidays, such as getting that big promotion at work! If you’ve just been promo…Read More

  9. Beat the Heat with a Night Out!

    With summer in full swing in Minneapolis, you’re probably looking for ways to beat the heat. You have the air conditioner running all the time at home and at work, and you’re intentional on making time to take a dip in the pool whenever you can. At Moto-i, we love the summer in the Twin Cities, as it brings people out for delicious Japanese food and some of our delicious sake. If you don’t f…Read More

  10. Celebrate Your Summer Sports Wins!

    If you’re a member of a co-ed softball team, or you play in a competitive men’s or women’s league during the summer, then it’s important to celebrate the victories when they happen. At Moto-i, we can help you and your teammates find that perfect meal or refreshing drink after a hard-won game, and our Japanese restaurant is a great place to celebrate your latest win! Room for Everyone Baseb…Read More