Moto-i

November 25 Tweet Rodeo

If you’re looking for last-minute local ingredients for your Thanksgiving dinner, @LeeZukor says that Midtown Farmer’s Market’s got you covered — provided you arrive between 1-4 pm today. @MotoI2Go’s braised short rib stew recipe is posted via @CookingWithKARE, @Hyperlocavore encourages you to join her free new Hyperlocavore book club, @CheeseGeek reports on the latest progress […]

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November 23 Tweet Rodeo

Tired of the same old pumpkin pie? Try @ZoeBakes’ pumpkin brioche recipe, @MotoI2Go offers a gift card value deal that, if you really like Moto-i, is pretty worthwhile, @GrassFedCattle has one package of beef brisket available, @MplsFarmMarket links to an intriguing recipe for turkey with bacon-herb butter and cider gravy, and @BarbetteMpls concludes its special […]

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November 16 Tweet Rodeo

Congrats, @MotoI2Go! @SterlingCrossPR reports the establishment’s #6 rating in Travel & Leisure’s 25 Hot Spots list, @Solace enjoys the pastie and chips at @The_Anchor_Mpls, @KitchenKop sums up the WAPF conference and offers sage advice, @SheSimmers (via@TangledNoodle) offers a satay-style chicken sandwich recipe and a chance to win an All-Clad skillet, and @Rick_Bayless advises on the […]

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October 20 Tweet Rodeo

Looking for @SurlyBrewing Wet? @BlueDoorPub’s got it; @CommonRootsCafe ran out (but is expecting Darkness and a new @LiftBridge soon), @MotoI2Go reintroduces a sausage-stuffed version of their tasty fried shisito peppers, @SimmerTillDone offers a recipe for meatballs with a somewhat non sequitur Twilight story attached, @MplsFarmMarket shares a recipe for butternut squash curry, @SummitBeer reminds you […]

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October 1 Tweet Rodeo

@MotoI2Go offers a chance to win a free pass tomorrow or Saturday to their $175 day-long Sake Education Day, @YoungChef2 enjoys last night’s Be’wiched Beer Dinner, @JustFood announces a chance to chat live today with USDA Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan, @NgonBistro offers a three-course beer or wine pairing this weekend, and @MWMicroBrews tries, but fails, […]

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September 30 Tweet Rodeo

October 1 is National Sake Day in Japan, as well as @MotoI2Go’s first anniversary — to celebrate, they’re offering buy-one-get-one-free sake all day and premium sake, @MplsFarmMarket reviews Eichten’s “Zesty” cheese curds, @CookingWithKARE offers a whole host of recipes, including how-tos for Saffron’s asparagus salad and @DakotaJazzClub’s carrot cake, @HotDishBlog announces the Strib “Taste” section’s […]

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August 17 Tweet Rodeo

Can there be too much of something as good as a cupcake? @SavorTheThyme reports on a 1224-pound, 2 million-calorie cupcake that made the Guinness Book of World Records, @MplsFarmMarket suggests trying water spinach (and tells you how to serve it), @SurlyBrewing will┬árelease previously draft-only “Hell” on Wednesday at Moto-i, @Rick_Bayless instructs you how to remove […]

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July 9 Tweet Rodeo

Knee-high by the fourth of July — or, perhaps, the twenty-fourth? @GardensOfEagan and @The_Wedge expect to see the first batch of local organic sweet corn the week of the 24th, @TheWinePeople supply an idea for a refreshing summer cocktail, @CookingWithKARE presents a recipe for “Asian street eats” as a prelude to this weekend’s Dragon Festival […]

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June 26 Tweet Rodeo

@TheWinePeople (Haskell’s liquor) offers 20% off French wines through Bastille day, @France44Cheese is adding comte with prosciutto to the menu, @BulldogNE will maintain their hit fish taco special throughout the summer, @MotoI2Go is rolling out some new sakes (hopefully as delicious as the last batch!), if you’re up for the drive tonight, a $10 wine […]

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Mar. 26 Morning Roundup

Is there any food less photogenic than a gyro-style sandwich? (Iggers gives it the ol’ college try), Nelson tackles “tremendous value” Moto-i, MNBeer has the details on the Acadia Cafe First Anniversary party, and a cook at Anodyne Coffeehouse gives City Pages a photograph of his fridge (oh my goodness, a mannequin head!).

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Moto-i in Uptown, Minneapolis

Billed as the first sake brewery restaurant outside of Japan, Moto-i is a bewildering blend of chic neighborhood bistro, genuinely cultured Japanese outpost, and obnoxious nightclub. Newly opened, there’s presumably a fair bit of fine tuning still taking place at this Uptown nightspot, which defiantly refuses to serve sushi and instead serves up classic izakaya […]

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