Orlando Blogs

National Chopstick Day


Image of Dragonfly Sushi Roll at Dragonfly Doral

Let’s Celebrate Chopsticks! When it comes time to dine, there are a few things you should always expect on the table, right? A fork, a knife, a spoon, and a napkin of course. However, here at Dragonfly you should expect something else next to your plate: chopsticks. (And not just because today, February 6, 2018 […]

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Miso, the Only Marinade You’ll Ever Need


Spicy Miso Ramen

Miso is an essential ingredient in Japanese cuisine, mainly because it packs some serious umami. Made from a mixture of fermented soybeans, rice or barley, and a fungus called koji, it presents as a thick, salty paste that may not sound appealing, but gives a major flavor boost to even the most boring dish. Beyond […]

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  A Special Day, A Special Menu Valentine’s Day…it’s right around the corner and we’d be humbled to spend Cupid’s favorite day with you. To honor the occasion, chef and his team have created four premium specialty dishes to supplement the regular dinner menu (which will also be available). The fish for all four dishes are being […]

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Edomae Nigiri Dinner


Image of Nigiri pieces being served at the Edomae Dinner Series on Sand Lake Road, Orlando.

  This December, we’re rolling out a new limited-seating dinner event series: Edomae Nigiri Sushi Dinner Series. Join us for this chef-guided tour of the finest fishes imported straight from Japan’s Tsukiji market. What is Edomae Style Nigiri Sushi?  The term Edomae carries a double meaning. The first meaning is literally “in front of Edo,” a reference […]

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All Sushi Rice is Not Created Equal


Tamaki Gold Koshhikari rice and live Blue Crab used in the Dragonfly Chahan (Japanese Garlic Blue Crab Fried Rice).

Only The Best Sushi Rice At Dragonfly, we recognize that you can’t just use any old sushi rice to make great sushi. Of the more than 35,000 varieties of rice in the world, sushi rice is made with a Japanese short-grain variety, also known as Japonica.  This distinct, plump grain contains more moisture than other rice varieties […]

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Line Caught vs. Farm Raised?


HEALTH BENEFITS OF A “FISHY” DIET With summer in full swing, an amazing source of lean, natural protein to help keep you active and healthy is fish! Fish is filled with nutritional benefits and loaded with flavor and taste! Key nutrients found in fish (Vitamin D & Omega-3 fatty acids) help lower blood pressure and cholesterol, fight […]

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Tokyo Soul | A Japanese Soul Food Dinner


  Join us Thursday, November 9th for a dinner event unique to Dr. Phillips. Food inspired by street food classics born in Tokyo, seasoned with the flavors of the deep South Southern Kitchen, and served with the purpose of strengthening our community. Join us for Tokyo Soul. The Food Tokyo Soul is an exploration of […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month


Dragonfly helps the cause for breast cancer research by donating $1 for every pink soy paper roll sold in October.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month It’s very likely that we all know someone who has been diagnosed with Breast Cancer. According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime, and Breast Cancer is the leading cause of cancer death among women. They also […]

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World Saké Day Celebration 2017


Premium saké's featured for world saké day celebration 2017.

  World Saké Day Celebration It’s time to celebrate Saké—the national drink of Japan. World Saké day kicks off Sunday, Oct 1st, but we’re celebrating for the whole month! Join us anytime in October and try our special premium Saké flight. For only $25 you’ll get to sample three premium Sakés, things you won’t typically […]

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Dragonfly Orlando News & Notables


Dragonfly Orlando News & Notables

Savory. Artful. Authentic. Flavorful dishes and spirited concoctions. People gathered around the table. Sand Lake Road Orlando, friends, neighbors, and family. Sharing dishes. Sharing thoughts. Sharing moments. That’s what we’re about at Dragonfly Robata Grill & Sushi in the Dr. Phillips (Restaurant Row) area of Orlando. July – August 2017 Magical Dining Visit Orlando’s Magical […]

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