Raising Cane's secret sauce, NOLA Smokehouse closes and 11 more Eat-Drink-Cook stories you might've missed

October 5, 2015
By: Todd A. Price, Nola.com
Photo:Ted Jackson, Nola.com

It was a week of mysteries (What's in that sauce? What exactly is a multicooker?) and big chefs releasing books. Here is our Monday morning wrap-up of the 13 biggest Eat-Drink-Cook stories from the previous seven days.

Someone on Twitter claiming to be a fired Raising Cane's employee revealed the recipe of the chain's secret sauce. Or so she says. Raising Cane's would not even confirm that the Twitter user ever worked at the chain.

NOLA Smokehouse, one of the best sources for barbecue in the New Orleans area, closed for good on Saturday (Oct. 3). The owner and pit master, Rob Bechtold, cited a family illness as the reason for the closure. Let's hope Bechtold smokes again soon in this city.

Chef John Besh's latest book, "Besh Big Easy," is aimed at the home cook in New Orleans.