1. What Are Your New Year’s Resolutions?

    Now that the New Year is upon us, you may be looking down that list of resolutions you made and wondering if you’ll be able to accomplish them all. At Moto-i in Minneapolis, we always look forward to the New Year and all that it can bring, and we hope that you’re as excited about the next 12 months as we are. At our Japanese restaurant, you can find delicious cuisine and amazing sake that’s …Read More

  2. Celebrate the End of Finals Week!

    If you’re a college student in the Minneapolis area, then you’re likely looking at the beginning of one of the most dreaded weeks of the entire semester — finals week. It might be this week or next week, but regardless of when it is, all you know is that you’ll be very glad when it’s over. At Moto-i, we’re here to help you celebrate the end of finals week and enjoy one last hurrah befo…Read More

  3. Family in Town? Take Them Out for Dinner!

    With the holidays quickly approaching, you’re probably getting the house ready for friends and relatives who will be visiting over the next couple of months. The guest rooms are ready to go, and you’re preparing for those who plan on staying for a few days, or perhaps even a few weeks. You’re ready to make delicious holiday meals, but you also know that there will be days and evenings when y…Read More

  4. Planning a Winter Trip to Japan?

    If you’re a college student who has a long holiday break, or you’re taking some time off of work this winter to travel, then Japan might be on your list of places to go. The country is rich with history and tradition, and at Moto-i in Minneapolis, we’re proud to bring a little bit of Japanese culture to the Twin Cities. At our restaurant, you can try delicious cuisine from The Land of the Ri…Read More

  5. Plan Your Company Holiday Party Now

    It may only be the middle of October, but before you know it, Halloween will be here, followed by Thanksgiving, and then the December holidays. If you’re a business owner, then you might already be thinking about what you’re going to get your employees for the holidays, or where you’ll host the annual company holiday party this year. If you only have a few staff members, then taking everyone…Read More

  6. Celebrate Your Milestone Birthday With Us!

    You have a birthday every year, and you may do something special to commemorate it every year. However, it’s those milestone birthdays that deserve to be truly celebrated, and if you or a loved one has such a birthday coming up, then let our Japanese restaurant help you enjoy it with delicious food, heavenly sake, and a great dining atmosphere. Which Milestone Are You Approaching? It can be said…Read More

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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