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Taste of Japan — Southern Style

Posted on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at 11:59 am



By Peter Covino

A&E Editor

Get ready for a taste of Japan, Southern Style. as Dragonfly Robata Grill & Sushi presents“Tokyo Soul” – an exploration of Japanese classics as interpreted through the eyes of chef de cuisine Dequane Stobbs – on Thursday, Nov. 9, at 7 p.m.

The special evening  features family-style entrees, served in traditional Izakaya fashion, encouraging guests to make meaningful conversation with friends and neighbors.

The entire menu is inspired by classic Tokyo street food, seasoned with the flavors of the South. Tickets are $55 per person and can be purchased at the Eventbrite page or by phone by at  407-370-3359. A portion of the proceeds from each ticket sold will be donated to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida.


Tempura Corn Fritter: miso sour cream, parmesan cheese, togarashi, shiso
Shrimp & Grits: bacon dash
i, crispy chicken skin, micro shiso

Main Dishes

Southern Fish Fry: togarashi citric salt, japanese tartar sauce
Robata Spare Ribs: shishito chimichurri, ps Fried Chicken: soy
sous vide


Udon & Cheese: miso cream, soy egg, panko, togarashi, scallions
Bisuketto: okinawa black honey sweet biscuits
Collard Greens: bonito flakes, bacon, togarashi
Coleslaw: cabbage, carrot, red onion, japanese mayo, rice vinegar


Asian Pear Cobbler: lychee, seasonal berries, green tea ice cream