Since its inception in 2002, That’s Y Food has gone on to become the reliable friendly neighborhood restaurant for delicious food and consistent quality in R.S. Puram.
Its branch, On The Go in Racecourse has a similar reputation with a slightly varied menu but great taste and quality as expected.
At That’s Y Food in R.S. Puram there is North Indian and continental cuisine on the menu and their desserts have a distinct fan following of sorts. There is also an interesting array of mocktails and smoothies to sip on while waiting for the food.
The interiors are contemporary and minimal but have a fun vibe to it. The ambiance is lively, buzzing with the conversation of fellow diners. Even on a Monday afternoon, the restaurant was busy and all the tables were full which means that it helps to call ahead and make a reservation.
For the vegetarians, the Potato Dynamites, Well to do Mushrooms and Tamatar aur Nariyal ka Shorba are ideal dishes to start the meal. For the non-vegetarians, almost all the kebabs coming out of the tandoor are highly recommended. The green mint and yogurt chutney served on the side is the perfect accompaniment to the kebabs.
For the main course, try the Dum Biriyani or the subtle yet flavourful Nawabi Biriyani. If you are not in the mood for rice, try one of the Indian breads along with a couple of gravies. There is a separate list of wheat-based breads available to choose from. One can never go wrong with the Garlic Naan or Pudina Parantha at That’s Y Food.
The creamy Murgh Makhani is utterly delicious and is not to be missed while dining here. The Murgh Dhaniya Adraki with whole coriander seeds is another crowd-pleaser. Among the mutton gravies, the Rogan Josh is excellent. The soft and succulent meat just falls off the bone and literally melts in your mouth. There are a few other exciting gravies too with fish and prawns.
For the vegetarians, the Subz Miloni, Kadai vegetables, and the Dal Makhni or Dal Tadka come recommended. A side of raita, onion rings and green chillies add the finishing touches to the making of a sumptuous meal. Always remember to save space for dessert while at That’s Y Food. It will be the highlight of your meal and will have you coming back soon for more.
The Mud Soufflé served with ice cream has an iconic status and in fact was the inspiration for a recently concluded food festival in the restaurant that had multiple variations of this delicious dessert.
The restaurant, On The Go in Racecourse, has many similarities to the parent restaurant, That’s Y Food but has its own likeable individuality. The ambiance here is warm and friendly. A simple structure behind an art-deco style house has been transformed into a cozy and inviting dining destination.
Some of the appetizers unique to On The Go are Pita with Hummus, Thai Spicy Chicken, Peri peri Grilled Chicken and Barbeque Chicken Wings. The Ice Cream Sodas are fun and exciting to sip on as well. There is an entire selection of grilled dishes to choose from at On the Go. Grilled meats with a side of vegetables and a side of rice or potatoes will do the trick if you are looking for a non-spicy and light meal.
The portions of pasta at On The Go are paired with a variety of sauces and can also be ordered with the addition of chicken. The Fusilli in Pesto Cream Sauce and Chicken Bolognese Lasagne are delectable. The Paneer and Chicken Kathi Rolls wrapped in Roomali Rotis are delightful with a generous amount of onion and just the right kind of spices.
For dessert, the Mud Soufflé is available at On the Go as well. The Ferraro Rocher cake and the Caramel Custard only come a close second when compared to the Mud Soufflé. The chocolaty soufflé along with the vanilla ice cream that is just melting in the warmth of the soufflé makes an irresistible mess that one cannot stop from tucking into.
Often there are pop-up musical events at On The Go with upcoming bands and young musicians crooning to some foot-tapping music. Every once in a while, there are also supper theatre events organized in partnership with local theatre groups where one gets to eat their meal while watching some staged drama unfold in front of them. There are also food festivals curated by visiting chefs from near and far, who bring to the folks of Coimbatore a taste of something different and exciting.
That’s Y Food
24/49, T V Swamy Road East, R.S. Puram, Coimbatore. Ph: 0422 4365117 / 4365118
On The Go
167, Race Course Road, Coimbatore. Ph: 0422 4520116 / 4520117