The self-serve Lucy Yogurt opened in the same strip on Hillsboro Circle in mid-2010 to fill the gap, though it couldn't match TCBY in variety, or in any of TCBYs special creations.
Lucy stepped up its game latterly by offering sushi prepared by the former owner of Taste of Tokyo, according to the sushi order form.
Fish rolls hit all the high notes (California, crunchy shrimp, Philadelphia, eel, tiger), and vegetable rolls offer every lovable thing about sushi without the fish. At $3.75 for eight pieces, you can afford to sample your way through the menu to find your favorites.
Special rolls like Rainbow and Snake ($8.50) are bigger and more complex, piling extra fish on a California rolls. Two rolls — Dragon and Ninza, are spicy concoctions made with fish, seafood and cream cheese in a soy wrapper. For just the protein and seasonings, there's nigiri, two pieces of favorites like salmon, tuna and eel, for $3.75.
That ups the game for the other yogurt places proliferating. What's next? Beef jerky at Krave? Artisanal cheese at Pinkberry?