Orlando Blogs

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


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  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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Gourmet Soiree 2017


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About The Event The Gourmet Soiree Chef Showdown pairs guests with local chefs in a unique culinary competition. At this exciting event, area chefs are paired with event guests to prepare a delicious and healthy meal. The teams are competing for the title of “Best Dish,” so the teams are motivated to bring their best! The […]

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Sushi: A Brief History


Kohida sushi from Dragonfly Izakaya & Fish Market in Downtown Doral.

The History of Sushi When you hear “sushi,” you probably think of Japan. But, did you know it was actually first conceptualized in China? Born as a way to preserve food, sushi (as we know it today) didn’t exist until the late 20th century. In its early stages, it was simply salted fish placed in […]

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Octopus: A Japanese Staple Becomes a Trend


Braised Octopus at Dragonfly Sushi & Sake Company in Gainesville Florida

While this mysterious ocean creature of the deep has started to pop-up on menus across the country, the octopus has actually served as a staple throughout the Mediterranean and in Asia for almost a thousand years. A Mediterranean Influence In the Mediterranean, it has been a staple since ancient times. On the Greek islands, it’s […]

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What is the Dragonfly Way?


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PILLARS OF THE PROGRAM: CULTURAL VALUES & BUSHIDO As a group, we focus on the five cultural values that make up a part of our Bushido daily. At staff gatherings and even during down time, we recognize and reward the teammates who move our culture forward. Recognition comes in the form of focused feedback, Good Tuna awards, […]

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Dragonfly Cultural Values


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In the day of the samurai, the concept of cultural values was very important. Culture was an unwritten, unspoken principle guiding the lives, and decisions of ancient Japan’s sacred warriors. We’ve developed our own Dragonfly Culture anchored by a belief in a set of five cultural values. Our Cultural Values set the tone for the tough decisions […]

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Couples Masquerade Dinner Party


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MASQUERADE DINNER PARTY DATE NIGHT Dinner? Dinner and a movie? A little mini-golf? What does your date night rotation look like? With the demands of life, it’s easy for Date Night to get a little stale. We were happy to help 20 couples break the mold in mid-March with our first ever Couples Masquerade Dinner Party. […]

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