1. Visit Us After the Holidays!

    At moto-i in Minneapolis, we know just how hectic the holidays can get. You have people visiting nearly every day of the week, and you’re making meals, desserts, and more in the kitchen all the time. Once the holidays are over, you’re likely looking to relax for a few days and decompress following all the hubbub. At our Japanese restaurant, you can find a casual atmosphere and great food, whic…Read More

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  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