B.J. Novak, Otium Chef Tim Hollingsworth Launch Pop-Up, Chain, to Serve Gourmet Takes on Popular Franchise Dishes
On March 7, B.J. Novak, with Otium chef Tim Hollingsworth, launched Chain, a WeHo pop-up that serves gourmet takes on dishes from TGIFridays, Chili's, California Pizza Kitchen and the like. Chain debuted with a limited-quantities version of Outback Steakhouse's Bloomin' Onion (dubbed the Bustin' Onion), followed by a March 21 drop of "The Sauce Box" with chicken tenders, french fries and a trio of BBQ, sweet truffle honey and black garlic ranch sauces.