How to Eat a Star Fruit. Star fruit has a sweet, slightly tangy flavor. Some compare it to a blend of papaya, orange, and grapefruit, while others find it comparable. Although dragon fruit has a unique look, it is easy to prepare and fun to eat. Learn how to cut it and get ideas for serving it in food and drinks. Mike shows how easy it is to prepare and eat this amazing super fruit. Dragon fruit is loaded with vitamins.