Chefs, chains capitalize on America's growing yogurt culture

Independent restaurants as well as brands like Chobani and Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf are drawing consumers with yogurt.

TJ’s at The Jefferson Hotel in Richmond, Va., is similar to many other full-service restaurants around the country in that its most popular breakfast item is two eggs, any style.

After that, though, Greek yogurt with granola and fruit comes in at No. 2.

“We sold almost 400 servings in three months,” said TJ’s chef Patrick Ehemann.

TJ’s customers aren’t the only ones ordering yogurt. The cultured dairy product now rank

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