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Friday, Sep 1

7:00
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Episode 208

Maine is America's biggest lobster producer, so Chef Aaron Sanchez is rewarded when he shows up hungry for fresh lobster tacos from Zapoteca. From there it's off to Taco Escobarr where Chef Meg Stanley shows off a taco with braised beef in a deep-fried flour tortilla. Aaron finishes off his trip with a stop into the traditional Taco Trio for their famous goat barbecue and a less traditional, but delicious, hot dog from the El Corazon food truck.

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7:30
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Episode 209

Aaron Sanchez tours Boston's booming Mexican food scene, first stopping at El Pelon, where Chef Jim Hoben cooks up his famous spicy salsa paired with a burrito containing fried plantains. Then, Aaron heads to The Rattlesnake Bar and Grill where Chef Brian Poe cooks up spicy Cubano tacos before heading over to The Painted Burro for chorizo breakfast tacos. To round out this East Coast taco trip, Aarón checks out Tremont 647 for their famous tequila scallop tacos created by chef Ymaris Matias.

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8:00
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Episode 201

Celebrity Chef Aaron Sanchez soaks up the sun, innovations and traditions of the Mile High taco scene in Denver. With his Tio Mario and cousin Javier as guides, Aaron crushes beer-braised Stella's Pork Carnitas taco topped with a rich gouda mash at Comida, the legendary Chile Relleno inside-a-Burrito at El Taco De Mexico, and a Native American treat featuring braised bison on Fry Bread at Tacobe. And for dinner with his relatives, it's the flavors of Southern Mexico when Adelita's Cocina and Cantina chef Silvia Ayala infuses the flavors of her home town of Michoacán into her Carne Asada tacos.

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8:30
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Episode 206

Since 2000, the city of Atlanta has seen an explosion in their Hispanic population, resulting in some amazing things happening in the food scene. Chef Aaron Sanchez's first stop is at The Original El Taco where he gets down on a fusion of Mexican and Southern cooking. From there, Aaron gets some wild boar at Bar Taco and chorizo at Alma Cocina, before he rounds out his trip at Taqueria Del Sol where Aaron makes tamales from scratch with Chef/owner Eddie Hernandez.

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9:00
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Episode 204

Chef Aaron Sanchez is in Las Vegas searching for the tastiest tacos Sin City has to offer. Las Vegas is a hub for exquisite crossover Mexican food and Aaron goes after some unique Korean and Hawaiian Mexican fusions from KoMex and Braddah's Island Style, before stopping off for some more traditional dishes from Los Antojos and El Dorado Cantina.

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9:30
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Episode 210

In California, two hours north of the hustle and bustle of Los Angeles, lies the picturesque beach town of Santa Barbara. Offering up more than just good views, Santa Barbara's thriving farmers' markets provide fresh food to some of the delicious restaurants around the city. Due to its close proximity to Mexico, there's a strong Latin influence in the food scene. Chef Aarón Sánchez surfs in to taste everything from age-old, authentic Mexican recipes to tacos with a twist.

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10:00
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Episode 103F

It's a pizza party tonight on Top 5 Restaurants! From a Texas trailer to a Coney Island institution, an elegant West Coast pizzeria and a goodtime hangout in Chicago, these are the spots that turn crispy crust and heaps of toppings into culinary magic. Whether you want a gourmet thin crust, a white clam pie or a massive sausage pan pizza, we're delivering the goods.

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10:30
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Episode 207F

Top 5 Restaurants has got your MVP -- Most Valuable Poultry! Fried chicken is America's favorite restaurant meal, but no two plates on this countdown are alike: fried and smoked in Portland, Ore., straight up in South Carolina, or dished up with sides like biscuits, waffles and doughnuts, this is a finger-licking good time.

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11:00
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Episode 213F

The five best Italian restaurants in America? That's amore! Dished up by cutting-edge chefs and old school grannies, we've got Louisiana lasagna, seafood in Staten Island and Seattle's best handmade pasta -- the most craveable combinations of pasta, meat and cheese in the New World.

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11:30
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Episode 301F

Celebrities and Food Network stars alike are dishing on their favorite foods across the country. Duff Goldman builds a pizza with a ton of toppings in Baltimore, while Aaron Sanchez takes on a four-pound pork sandwich in Georgia! Then, Carnie Wilson pleads guilty for a caramel sundae topped with popcorn and Jonathan Bennett goes to West Hollywood, Calif., for delicious chicken and waffles.

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12:00
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Episode 307F

It doesn't get any guiltier than this, as Geoffrey Zakarian shares a Nutella lasagna made in Brooklyn and Ross Mathews gets convicted of crimes against pizza with his mac and cheese pizza dish! Then, Tia Mowry goes to West Hollywood for banana-stuffed French toast and Marc Summers finds an incredible eggplant parm from New Jersey.

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12:30
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Episode 308F

As celebrities and Food Network stars continue to confess their favorite dishes across America, Richard Blais gets an authentic Cuban sandwich in Miami, Ross Mathews pleads guilty to a sinful biscuit sandwich in Portland, Ore., and Carnie Wilson shares a salad made of tater tots in California!

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1:00
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Episode 212

Host Michael McKean takes a road trip around the US to uncover the stories behind our favorite state plates, including what baked Alaska has to do with Alaska, who put the Big Apple in New York cheesecake and if the California roll is from California, Japan ... or Canada!

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1:30
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Episode 213

Step right up, as host Michael McKean juggles carnival classics with stories that will amaze and astound. His big top tales include whether cotton candy is at the root of a cavity conspiracy, if popcorn kernels saved the silver screen and if saltwater taffy pulled itself into the middle of a giant legal war.

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2:00
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Episode 101

In this episode of Food: Fact or Fiction? join host Michael McKean as we uncover the truth behind America's most popular food remedies. Do carrots really improve our eyesight? Can a bowl of chicken soup cure a stuffy nose? And does an apple a day really keep the doctor away? We dig up some mind-boggling history to find out if these age-old adages are true. Have we all been fed a spoonful of food fiction to help the medicine go down?

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2:30
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Episode 103

In this episode of Food: Fact or Fiction? join host Michael McKean as we take a trip around the food globe to find out where some of our most popular international dishes were really born. We know French Fries are fried, but are they French? Pizza and Italy go together like cheese and pepperoni, but can the Italians really claim pizza as their own? And no Chinese meal is complete until you crack open that fortune cookie, but was this crunchy treat really invented in China? We get to the bottom of some shocking food origin stories and uncover the hidden identities of our beloved foreign favorites.

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3:00
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Episode 309

Host Alfonso Ribeiro explores some treats with serious pop. He'll pop the top of a Snapple Kiwi Strawberry beverage, pop a bubble with the classic Big League Chew shredded bubblegum, and get the inside scoop at Pez, one of pop culture's favorite little candies. Finally, see how Popchips get their crunch on without a deep fryer in sight.

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3:30
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Episode 206F

Join host Alfonso Ribeiro and savor the flavor of some tasty treats, from Eli's scrumptious Bavarian Apple Tart to Necco's classic bite-size Mary Jane. Then, the mystery of the orange-colored, banana-flavored Circus Peanuts is solved, and find out why there's no dip necessary for Snak King's spicy Salsitas.

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4:00
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Episode 202

With just a few weeks until Geoff and Brittany's wedding at Brittany's spectacular family home on the Potomac River, the couple still can't agree on their perfect cake. Geoff wants a nautical theme to match the riverfront setting, while Brittany is all about elegance -- plenty of lace and pearls. Is there a cake designer who can please them both?

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4:30
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Episode 203

Identical twins Delpha and Delerice are throwing a lavish birthday party and are in search of the perfect cake. But with all they share, these sisters don't share similar tastes. Three of Miami's hottest bakers take on this twin challenge with the hopes of making it a very happy birthday for both.

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5:00
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Episode 507F

Four bakers try to elbow past the competition for a chance to bring their cupcakes to a party celebrating the Los Angeles Derby Dolls.

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6:00
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Episode 702F

Four bakers will need more than a "Spoonful of Sugar" if they want to win the opportunity to serve their cupcakes at a cast and crew party for the Los Angeles premiere of the musical "Mary Poppins."

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7:00
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Episode 809FH

Four vegan competitors will battle it out for the opportunity to serve their cupcakes at an exclusive party for iconic television star -- and guest judge -- Fran Drescher's charity, Cancer Schmancer.

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8:00
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Episode 506F

The men of Cupcake Wars go to battle as four returning bakers compete for a place at the VIP party for the hit show "Yo Gabba Gabba Live."

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9:00
PM
Episode 811FH

Four imaginative bakers are going to have to unleash their inner child as they compete for the chance to serve their creations at a black tie awards gala for the Chicago Toy and Game Fair. Toy inventor Nancy Zwiers serves as the guest judge.

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10:00
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Episode 207

Dan and Brittany are three weeks away from walking down the aisle with 150 of their closest friends and family. The theme of the wedding is "rustic meets glam", and even though their wedding is in a rustic barn, finding a cake with enough glamorous details to make Brittany happy is taking these two on a delicious journey to find the perfect cake.

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10:30
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Episode 211

Jay Michaels and Jay Roecker, lovingly known as "the Jays", want a cake as chic and over-the-top as their personalities for their wine cellar wedding. They agree on three things: their dogs, their chickens and their love of music. But when it comes to cake flavor, it's Red Velvet vs. Peanut Butter in a Texas-sized cake off.

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11:00
PM
Episode 106F

An emotional episode has one baker raising awareness for a cause, while the other raises eyebrows with the judges.

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12:00
AM
Episode 506F

The men of Cupcake Wars go to battle as four returning bakers compete for a place at the VIP party for the hit show "Yo Gabba Gabba Live."

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1:00
AM
Episode 811FH

Four imaginative bakers are going to have to unleash their inner child as they compete for the chance to serve their creations at a black tie awards gala for the Chicago Toy and Game Fair. Toy inventor Nancy Zwiers serves as the guest judge.

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2:00
AM
Episode 207

Dan and Brittany are three weeks away from walking down the aisle with 150 of their closest friends and family. The theme of the wedding is "rustic meets glam", and even though their wedding is in a rustic barn, finding a cake with enough glamorous details to make Brittany happy is taking these two on a delicious journey to find the perfect cake.

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2:30
AM
Episode 211

Jay Michaels and Jay Roecker, lovingly known as "the Jays", want a cake as chic and over-the-top as their personalities for their wine cellar wedding. They agree on three things: their dogs, their chickens and their love of music. But when it comes to cake flavor, it's Red Velvet vs. Peanut Butter in a Texas-sized cake off.

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3:00
AM
Episode 106F

An emotional episode has one baker raising awareness for a cause, while the other raises eyebrows with the judges.

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