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    Try Steamed Buns at Moto-i

    Have you been searching for new and exciting meals to have for dinner when it is cold outside? Try steamed buns! Steamed buns are a staple in numerous Asian cuisines, and they make fantastic meals during the winter. In Minneapolis, it may be challenging for you to find authentic steamed buns, but luckily our Japanese restaurant offers several different types for you to try. Come by Moto-i and orde…Read More

  2. Guide to Labor Day Weekend in Minneapolis

    September is almost upon us, which means that the summer is drawing to a close, schools are back in session, and life in Minneapolis is returning to its usual state. It also means that Labor Day weekend is close. In today’s blog, we will talk about things to do in Minneapolis this Labor Day as well as how our Japanese restaurant can help you celebrate. Be sure to top off your summer at Moto-i. C…Read More

  3. Back to School Time? Celebrate with Moto-i

    For many people, August is a bittersweet time of the year. The heatwaves of summer begin to fade, many people move into new living spaces, and life seems to get back into the normal swing of things. August is also the time when many students return to Minneapolis to continue their college educations. At Moto-i, we realize that heading back to college is a bittersweet time for parents and students …Read More

  4. Plan Your Father’s Day Celebration!

    At Moto-i in Minneapolis, we know how important parents can be in their children’s lives, and we hope that you take the time every so often to thank your parents for everything they’ve done for you. With Mother’s Day yesterday, hopefully you were able to spend time with your mom or, if she’s not nearby, at least called her to talk to her for a few minutes. The next holiday to celebrate a p…Read More

  5. Celebrate Life’s Milestones

    Life has many milestones, and at Moto-i in Minneapolis, we love it when people choose to celebrate their milestones and achievements at our Japanese restaurant. There is something special about enjoying amazing food and delicious drinks while you’re surrounded by those who love and care about you. If you have a milestone coming up, then why not have a party with us? We have spaces for groups of …Read More

  6. Make Your Meal an Experience

    When you go out to eat, you may visit the same spots and order the same thing every time. There’s something comfortable in the familiar, and once you find something you like, there’s nothing wrong with sticking with it. However, if you’re looking for something new, why not come to our Japanese restaurant in Minneapolis and make your next meal an experience? When it comes to traditional Japan…Read More

  7. Things To Do in Minneapolis This Spring

    Now that spring is finally here, people in Minneapolis can look forward to nicer weather and longer days. While winter may still pop up here and there, March and April can be great months for getting out and seeing the city. Whether you’ve lived here all your life, or you just moved here over the winter, the Twin Cities has something to offer everyone. At Moto-i, our Japanese restaurant has some…Read More

  8. In Town on Business?

    Minneapolis is home to many large companies and corporations, and people from all over the world come to the city on business every single day. If you’re in town to visit a client or work at your company’s headquarters, then you likely want to find some good places to eat and to see the sights while you’re here. At Moto-i, our Japanese restaurant is a great choice for lunch, dinner, or an af…Read More

  9. Take Your Team Out to Lunch

    When you work in an office, you tend to form close bonds with your coworkers. There are some you like more than others, but you tend to get along with everyone, at least on a professional level. If you’ve been promoted to a manager or supervisor position, then you’re likely responsible for at least a few people. It’s important to show, on occasion, how much you appreciate the work that your …Read More

  10. Visiting a Restaurant for the First Time

    If you’re someone who likes to try new things, then one way you may seek out adventure is to try a new restaurant every month. You want to see what each establishment has to offer in the way of food, drink, and atmosphere. You may want to find out if they have live entertainment or if the wait staff will sing happy birthday to you. Whatever the case may be, there are some things to keep in mind …Read More