Orlando Blogs

Knife Sharpening 101 with Master Sharpener Lau


Knife Sharpening with Vincent Kazuhito Lau of Korin Trading Co.

Learn to Sharpen from a Master! Join us on Saturday, July 20th as we open the bar early to welcome Vincent Kasuhito Lau of Korin International into the Dragonfly of Orlando into our Sand Lake Road kitchen. Vincent will be to showcasing the latest in Japanese steel and running a live demonstration on the knife […]

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2019 International Sushi Day at Dragonfly Orlando


2019 International Sushi Day Dragonfly Maki Rolls

2019 International Sushi Day While November 1st is National Sushi Day, 2019 International Sushi Day is celebrated on June 18th. So…. the celebration is about to begin! This year, celebrate the right way while exploring Dellagio Plaza on Sand Lake Road before dinner. You can take a stroll around the fountain, look for the perfect new designer piece […]

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Bottomless Easter Lunch


Easter Lunch 2019 Header

  Our Unlimited Easter Lunch is Back—and Better than Ever! Join us for Easter lunch this Sunday, April 21st and enjoy ALL YOU CAN EAT made-to-order kitchen favorites, hand-carved prime rib, freshly shucked oysters, shrimp cocktail, and many more! Service starts at 11:00 am and wraps up at 2:30 pm (with last call @ 2:00). The bottomless Izakaya favorites […]

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The Best 2019 Valentine’s Day in Orlando!


The Best 2019 Valentine’s Day in Orlando! We’re excited to share a glimpse into what the team has been working on in honor of Cupid’s Big Day. With only 10 days left, you’ll want to get your Valentine’s Day reservation in soon. In addition to these artful specials, we’ll also be serving our full dinner and sushi […]

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Mother’s Day with Dragonfly Orlando


Orlando Mother's Day

Treat mom to an Unlimited Izakaya Lunch for Mother’s Day in Orlando Join us Sunday, from 11:00 am to 2:30 pm on May 13th to celebrate Mother’s Day in Orlando with our special Mother’s Day unlimited Izakaya lunch! Better than a buffet, we’ll be preparing a variety of classic Izakaya dishes made to order and delivered right to […]

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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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