Dragonfish Asian CafÃ©
909 SW Park Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97205
Itâ€™s rare that I go to sushi places where you order off the menu, as Iâ€™m a diehard sushi train fan. But the Sushi Hour at the upscale Dragonfish Asian CafÃ© is absolutely worth a visit.
Sushi Hour is their version of happy hour (4 to 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. to close daily), and itâ€™s a terrific way to sample the restaurantâ€™s upscale fare without breaking your budget. Located in the lobby of the Paramount Hotel, the restaurant on one side and the lounge, where Sushi Hour is offered, on the other.
The best part of Sushi Hour is that you can enjoy an array of the selected nigiri, sushi rolls and small plates for possibly less than a single entrÃ©e over in the restaurant. There is a minimum drink purchase requirement, but the specialty cocktails, beer selections and the sake and wine lists should easily cover that.
On our recent visit, my HH friend and I were pretty hungry and ordered four out of the five sushi roll options, a couple pieces of nigiri, two orders of pot stickers and a plate of the caramel ginger chicken. If that sounds like a lot of food, it was! But the food was so good we ignored our filling bellies and chowed down. Continue reading HH Review: Dragonfish Asian CafÃ©