Review excerpt: Rather than cloning any of the previous outlets of Shizuoka’s Baird Beer, Takadanobaba Taproom has a distinct identity of its own. The white walls and wooden beams give it the feeling of a traditional Japanese farmhouse. This is reflected in the food menu, which focuses on sashimi or carpaccio, hiyayakko (chilled tofu) or light pub staples, such as kara-age (deep-fried chicken) and curry rice. But the main focus of the food menu is on Osaka-style kushiage, bite-sized morsels of meat and vegetables that are skewered, breaded and deep-fried to order.
In line with the nationwide state of emergency declared on April 16, the government is strongly requesting that residents stay at home whenever possible and refrain from visiting bars, restaurants, music venues and other public spaces.