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Season 6, Episode 5

Eggs Men

Noah Cappe gets the royal treatment with "ye olde eats" at the Hoggetown Medieval Faire in Gainesville, Fla. Meat is all over the menu, and Noah goes wild for the Smoked Bison Burger and the Wild Boar Leg. Then he heads to Rodeo Austin for some weird treats like Armadillo Eggs, Cookie Dough Dream and a road trip to deliciousness called the I-35 Chili Jar.

Wednesday
Jan 13
6:30pm | 5:30c
Season 6, Episode 6

Planet of the Dates

Noah Cappe is ready for 1,001 nights of fun at the Arabian Nights-themed Riverside County Fair and National Date Festival in Indio, Calif. He makes a date with a dangerous burger and enjoys a sweet mashup with the Churro Dog. Then Noah heads to the Clay County Agricultural Fair, where a South Florida favorite is re-imagined as the Cubano Dog, and he gets caught up in the Hawaiian Typhoon.

Wednesday
Jan 13
7pm | 6c
Season 6, Episode 7

There Will Be Bacon

Noah Cappe pigs out at the Bacon and Bourbon Fest in Wellington, Fla., where all-American classics make an appearance in the Stuffed Crust Bacon-Za, but it's the Peanut Butter Pork Donuts that hit the sweet and salty spot. Then Noah heads to the ThurtenE Carnival at Washington University in St. Louis, where he gets his fill of delicious school spirit. Even a rainy day can't dampen the fun as students serve up a deep-fried hot dog and an ingenious ice cream sandwich made with edible raw cookie dough.

Wednesday
Jan 13
7:30pm | 6:30c
Season 6, Episode 8

Mocktail

Noah Cappe goes loco for Sunshine State snacks at the Manatee County Fair in Palmetto, Fla. There's lots of ooey-gooey goodness in the Pizza Supremo Burger and the Ulti-Melt Burger, but it's the Sandia Loca that has Noah flipping out. Then he's shaken and stirred by some Kentucky classics at Hillbilly Days in Pikeville, Ky., where old-fashioned favorites are served with a side of good humor and a shot of American whiskey in the form of Kentucky Mac and Cheese and Bourbon a la Mode funnel cake.

Wednesday
Jan 13
8pm | 7c
Season 6, Episode 9

Beauty and the Beef

It's love at first bite as Noah Cappe munches on some Texas-sized treats at Rodeo Austin. With a tagline of "Where Western meets weird," the Rodeo is the place to find one-of-a-kind carnival eats like the Kobe beef Rodeo Austin burger and the massive Stuffed Chop. Then Noah's off to the Pima County Fair in Tucson, Ariz., for a shrimp stick featuring sweet Gulf shrimp and fruity cereal. He also digs into The Big Rib and finishes the day off with the brain-numbing Nitro Whip.

Wednesday
Jan 13
8:30pm | 7:30c
Season 6, Episode 8

Mocktail

Noah Cappe goes loco for Sunshine State snacks at the Manatee County Fair in Palmetto, Fla. There's lots of ooey-gooey goodness in the Pizza Supremo Burger and the Ulti-Melt Burger, but it's the Sandia Loca that has Noah flipping out. Then he's shaken and stirred by some Kentucky classics at Hillbilly Days in Pikeville, Ky., where old-fashioned favorites are served with a side of good humor and a shot of American whiskey in the form of Kentucky Mac and Cheese and Bourbon a la Mode funnel cake.

Thursday
Jan 14
12am | 11c
Season 6, Episode 9

Beauty and the Beef

It's love at first bite as Noah Cappe munches on some Texas-sized treats at Rodeo Austin. With a tagline of "Where Western meets weird," the Rodeo is the place to find one-of-a-kind carnival eats like the Kobe beef Rodeo Austin burger and the massive Stuffed Chop. Then Noah's off to the Pima County Fair in Tucson, Ariz., for a shrimp stick featuring sweet Gulf shrimp and fruity cereal. He also digs into The Big Rib and finishes the day off with the brain-numbing Nitro Whip.

Thursday
Jan 14
12:30am | 11:30c
Season 5, Episode 5

Close Encounters of The Food Kind

Noah Cappe is hot on the trail of some otherworldly carnival eats at the UFO Festival in Roswell, N.M. From the Alien Egg to the Crashed UF-Dough, it's good eating for earthlings. Later, Noah heads to California's Orange County Fair where he tackles the massive Porky Leg and makes dreams come true with Deep Fried Pizza.

Thursday
Jan 14
1pm | 12c
Season 5, Episode 6

Planet of the Funnel Cakes

Noah Cappe drops in on central California's Placer County Fair, the home of some one-of-a-kind fair foods, including the World's Largest Funnel Cake. Noah lends a hand as a new world record is set -- and then happily samples the result. He wraps up his visit with two Argentinian offers and a fudge/cookie mashup. Then he's off to the Mississippi Valley Fair in Davenport, Iowa, where Deep-Fried Peaches and Ice Cream and a Walking Fish Taco keep him on the go.

Thursday
Jan 14
1:30pm | 12:30c
Season 5, Episode 7

Grill Bill

Noah Cappe travels to the Great Lakes to visit the Barry County Fair for flavorful treats including the Big Kahuna, Deep-Fried Cupcakes, Pizza Grilled Cheese and the Volcano Taco -- an ice cream treat featuring homemade jet-black ice cream. Then he's off to the final frontier for the northernmost fair in America, the Alaska State Fair. While there, Noah tries regional favorites like Umiak, Alaskan Sausage Sundaes and Alaska Sourdough Bites.

Thursday
Jan 14
2pm | 1c
Season 5, Episode 8

Fry Harder

Noah Cappe soaks up the California sunshine while enjoying some wacky West Coast treats at the San Diego County Fair in Del Mar, Calif. While there, he witnesses the debut of some brand-new carnival eats, including the All-Chicken Taco, Mexican Funnel Cake, Octopus on a Stick and Unicorn Popcorn. Then he checks out the Southern-style treats including the Pork Pie, the Cubano Y'all and the Mint To Be Funnel Cake served at the Tennessee Valley Fair in Knoxville, Tenn.

Thursday
Jan 14
2:30pm | 1:30c
Season 9, Episode 1

The Postman Always Brings Rice

Noah Cappe heads to Hawaii for the Maui Fair, where rice is always on the menu in traditional Hawaiian treats like the Laulau Feast and Loco Moco. Then he's off to see the light show and sample the food at the Aurora Winter Festival in Vancouver.

Thursday
Jan 14
3pm | 2c
Season 1, Episode 6

Pepper Popper Party

Noah Cappe challenges carnival concessionaires across America to feature everyone's favorite spicy bar snack in their offerings. From hot dogs and burgers to pizza and onion rings, even a dessert, these pepper popper creations are on fire!

Thursday
Jan 14
3:30pm | 2:30c
Season 7, Episode 3

Pretzel-a, Queen of Dessert

Noah Cappe heads to Crystal River, Florida, for the Florida Manatee Festival, where he tries the OMG Pretzel Bomb and the Fried King Cake. Then he ventures to New Braunfels, Texas, to check out the best of the Oktoberfest celebration known as Wurstfest. He kicks things off with a Wurstburger and slurps a chocolatey Black Forest Float.

Sunday
Jan 17
7pm | 6c
Season 7, Episode 4

Gordita, Pray, Love

Noah Cappe hits the jackpot with midway eats, like the Onion Ring Nacho Supreme and Cosmic Funnel Cake, at the Pasco County Fair in Florida. Later, he decks the halls and grabs a bite or two at the Sights and Sounds of Christmas in San Marcos, Texas. He goes loco for the Porco Loco Gordita and samples the fried Sugar Rush masterpiece.

Sunday
Jan 17
7:30pm | 6:30c
Season 7, Episode 5

Chance of Meatballs

Noah Cappe hits the Arkansas State Fair in Little Rock to discover a few brand-new favorites. In addition to the eponymous Arkanstick and rolled ice-cream treat known as the Rainbow Roll, there's also a Deep-Fried Pina Colada that keeps happy hour going all day long! Next, Noah heads to the Pasco County Fair in Dade City, Florida, where festive carnival-goers can enjoy corn dogs and pizza at the same time with the Sausage Pizza Corn Hog. The day is complete with a few sweet treats that include ooey-gooey Cookie Dough Egg Rolls and the Birthday Cake Candy Lion.

Sunday
Jan 17
8pm | 7c
Season 7, Episode 6

There's Something About Cherry

Noah Cappe arrives in Macon, Georgia, for the International Cherry Blossom Festival and some of the prettiest, pinkest carnival treats around. He's getting a pimento cheese-filled breakfast sandwich called the Up All Night and a pink pizza called the Macon Cherry Bomb. Next, he's on his way to the Osceola County Fair in Kissimmee, Florida, to indulge in a trio of meat-filled midway munchies.

Sunday
Jan 17
8:30pm | 7:30c
Season 7, Episode 7

Seoul Dip Sisters

Noah Cappe gets festive at the California Mid-Winter Fair and Fiesta! He's sampling the Seoul Dip -- a Korean twist on the French Dip -- then keeps things spicy with the Diablo Dog before going for a sweet finish with the Supreme Samoa doughnut stack. Next, Noah heads to Nevada to celebrate all things Irish at the Henderson St. Patrick's Day Festival where the Blasted Irish Burger hits the spot and the gold-infused Leprechaun Mac serves as a delicious pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.

Sunday
Jan 17
9pm | 8c
Season 7, Episode 8

The Devil Wears Pasta

Noah Cappe gets things started in Florida at the Okeechobee County Fair where he samples the Hot Wing Grilled Cheese, the Sweet Bacon Devil Burger and the made-in-Florida Strawberry Margarita Funnel Cake. Next, he's off to the Scarborough Renaissance Festival in Waxahachie, Texas, to indulge in ooey-gooey Pasta Roses before finishing things off with the Lords of Hogtown -- homemade cinnamon rolls made even better with bacon!

Sunday
Jan 17
9:30pm | 8:30c
Season 7, Episode 5

Chance of Meatballs

Noah Cappe hits the Arkansas State Fair in Little Rock to discover a few brand-new favorites. In addition to the eponymous Arkanstick and rolled ice-cream treat known as the Rainbow Roll, there's also a Deep-Fried Pina Colada that keeps happy hour going all day long! Next, Noah heads to the Pasco County Fair in Dade City, Florida, where festive carnival-goers can enjoy corn dogs and pizza at the same time with the Sausage Pizza Corn Hog. The day is complete with a few sweet treats that include ooey-gooey Cookie Dough Egg Rolls and the Birthday Cake Candy Lion.

Monday
Jan 18
12am | 11c
Season 7, Episode 6

There's Something About Cherry

Noah Cappe arrives in Macon, Georgia, for the International Cherry Blossom Festival and some of the prettiest, pinkest carnival treats around. He's getting a pimento cheese-filled breakfast sandwich called the Up All Night and a pink pizza called the Macon Cherry Bomb. Next, he's on his way to the Osceola County Fair in Kissimmee, Florida, to indulge in a trio of meat-filled midway munchies.

Monday
Jan 18
12:30am | 11:30c
Season 7, Episode 7

Seoul Dip Sisters

Noah Cappe gets festive at the California Mid-Winter Fair and Fiesta! He's sampling the Seoul Dip -- a Korean twist on the French Dip -- then keeps things spicy with the Diablo Dog before going for a sweet finish with the Supreme Samoa doughnut stack. Next, Noah heads to Nevada to celebrate all things Irish at the Henderson St. Patrick's Day Festival where the Blasted Irish Burger hits the spot and the gold-infused Leprechaun Mac serves as a delicious pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.

Monday
Jan 18
1am | 12c
Season 7, Episode 8

The Devil Wears Pasta

Noah Cappe gets things started in Florida at the Okeechobee County Fair where he samples the Hot Wing Grilled Cheese, the Sweet Bacon Devil Burger and the made-in-Florida Strawberry Margarita Funnel Cake. Next, he's off to the Scarborough Renaissance Festival in Waxahachie, Texas, to indulge in ooey-gooey Pasta Roses before finishing things off with the Lords of Hogtown -- homemade cinnamon rolls made even better with bacon!

Monday
Jan 18
1:30am | 12:30c
Season 6, Episode 10

Fight Club Sandwich

Noah Cappe meets his match with some knock-out fruity feasts at the Florida Strawberry Festival in Plant City. He starts the day with the Strawberry French Toast Burger and slurps the Way Better Strawberry Shake. Then he heads up the coast to Maryland's Towsontown Spring Festival, where he munches on a Poppin' Lobster Dog and goes local with the Baltimore Club and some Japanese street food.

Wednesday
Jan 20
6pm | 5c
Season 6, Episode 11

Hot Dog Time Machine

Noah Cappe takes a trip to the Coastal Carolina Fair near Charleston, S.C., where he samples a local legend, Jack's Cosmic Dog. Trolling the fairgrounds, Noah catches the Catfish Sundae and takes a bite of fall flavors with the Pumpkin Cheesecake Pop. Then he heads west and feels the desert heat with some spicy fare at the Maricopa County Fair in Phoenix, Ariz. Noah's taste buds start tingling thanks to the Burnin' Up Burger and the Popper Dog, but a treat so special they call it the Unicorn Shake offers cool relief.

Wednesday
Jan 20
6:30pm | 5:30c
Season 6, Episode 12

Ham-let

To eat or not to eat? For Noah Cappe, there is no question! Noah heads to San Diego and hams it up at the Balboa Park December Nights festival. The day starts off right with a breakfast Belgian waffle called the Ham I Am, and then it's a showdown between the East Coast Lobstah Taco and homegrown Cali Spicy Kaprao Burger. Then Noah heads north to Antioch, Calif., for the Contra Costa County Fair, where Mexican-American specialties take top prize.

Wednesday
Jan 20
7pm | 6c

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Noah Cappe

Noah Cappe is a charismatic, versatile actor of stage, television and screen.

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