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Season 8, Episode 5

Jackie Hash Brown

Noah Cappe makes a visit to the world-famous Iowa State Fair to sample some award-winning new items. There's a new take on chicken and waffles and a massive meat meal all wrapped up to eat on the midway. Then he's off to the Missouri State Fair, where he gets a good look at the Show Me State's offerings. The Pork-Tato stirs up a storm on the fairground, and the Hash Brown Handful helps fairgoers get a handle on hunger.

Thursday
Jan 20
12:30am | 11:30c
Season 5, Episode 27

The Mighty Meatless

Host Noah Cappe finds veggie-friendly treats that don't need meat to be indulgent. He tries plenty of delicious, salad-inspired snacks on fairgrounds across the country.

Thursday
Jan 20
1am | 12c
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.

Thursday
Jan 20
1:30am | 12:30c
Season 7, Episode 10

Hawaii Fried Dough

Noah Cappe arrives in the Aloha State for the 'Iolani Fair. This school fundraiser fair in Honolulu features Hawaiian-style fried dough in the Malasada Ice Cream Sandwich and Sweet Roll Sliders. Then, Noah heads over to the white sugar sands of Naples, Fla., where the sweet times continue at the Collier County Fair and Exposition. He goes for two mashups: the Cubano Pizza and the PB and J Dog.

Thursday
Jan 20
1pm | 12c
Season 5, Episode 9

Scone with the Wind

Noah Cappe hits one of America's top ten largest state fairs to sample the Swamp Burger, Redneck Sushi and the Chicken 'n' Waffles Bowl before savoring the Washington State Fair's famous Fisher Scones. Later, he arrives at the Tennessee State Fair in Nashville for some carnival classics, including the Tennessee Whiskey Burger, Deep Fried PB and J, and the Candy Floss Burrito.

Thursday
Jan 20
1:30pm | 12:30c
Season 3, Episode 19

Fusion Fiesta

Noah Cappe lifts the lid on the American melting pot to reveal some decadent, delicious results. When fair goers meet fusion foods, the results can only be world domination.

Thursday
Jan 20
2pm | 1c
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 20
2:30pm | 1:30c
Season 8, Episode 12

The King's Peach

Noah Cappe makes a visit to the Big Fresno Fair in California, where local legend Chicken Charlie has a triple treat stacked up on a stick. Then Noah heads across the country to the Southwest Georgia Regional Fair for the classic Georgia peach dessert served in a whole new way.

Thursday
Jan 20
3pm | 2c
Season 4, Episode 6

Jurassic Pork

At the Wilson County Fair, nestled in Lebanon, Tenn., Noah Cappe bites into some classic Tennessee Hot Chicken, tastes authentic home cooking with Meme's Meatloaf Sammy, and samples a pair of sinfully sweet fusion treats: the Apple Pie Cheesecake and the Cotton Candy Cupcake. At the Pickaway County Fair in Circleville, Ohio, Noah huffs and puffs his way through the Three Little Pigs Melt, goes long with the Buffalo Chicken Stromboli and gets hog-wild for the Big PLT.

Thursday
Jan 20
3:30pm | 2:30c
Season 4, Episode 16

Get Stuffed

This is an episode stuffed with foods that are stuffed! From spicy southern stuffed peppers to a sweet cherry stuffed dessert, Noah will indulge in some of the best stuffed sensations North America has to offer.

Friday
Jan 21
9am | 8c
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.

Friday
Jan 21
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 4, Episode 25

'Tis The Season

Why save your holiday favorites for the holidays, when you can enjoy them year round at the fair? Some of your favorite holiday dishes get the carnival eats treatment. Noah gets a Taste of Christmas in Pennsylvania and discovers a To Die For Casserole in Michigan. The results will have you cancelling Thanksgiving at Grandma's and instead, spending it with Noah Cappe.

Friday
Jan 21
10am | 9c
Season 5, Episode 13

Aporkalypse Now

At the Great American Foodie Fest in Las Vegas, Noah Cappe goes crazy for an Ube Funnel Cake and the Tamago Burger. Then he's off to a New England fall classic, the Topsfield Fair in Massachusetts, where he checks out The Final Round and a Kettle Korn Ice Cream Sandwich.

Friday
Jan 21
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 7, Episode 11

Steak Out

Noah Cappe is in carnivore mode for the San Angelo Stock Show and Rodeo in Texas. From the Southwest Dog to the Show Hog, no one goes home hungry. Then he heads to the Great Anderson County Fair in South Carolina for a "steak out" in the form of the Spud Steak Sandwich before wrapping up the day with a midway mashup, the Apple Cheesecake Quesadilla.

Sunday
Jan 23
8pm | 7c
Season 8, Episode 8

You've Got Ale

Noah Cappe hits the Wisconsin State Fair, where a local brewery is serving the ultimate deep-fried combo of beer, brats and cheese curds. For dessert, milk and cookies are inverted in a crazy new form. At the Southern California Fair, a killer combination of onion rings and a grilled hot dog gets Noah's attention, and cold brew coffee is the star of a sweet treat to round out the day.

Sunday
Jan 23
8:30pm | 7:30c
Season 8, Episode 9

Gourmets of the Galaxy

The Iowa State Fair welcomes Noah Cappe with a trio of meaty masterpieces, but it's the Double Dutch Almond Funnel that has everyone jumping with joy. Then Noah hits Florida's Space Coast State Fair, where he's over the moon for offerings like the giant Jupiter Burger, spicy Solar Flare and sweet Space Coast Softball.

Sunday
Jan 23
9pm | 8c
Season 8, Episode 2

My Fair Latte

Noah Cappe starts off in Chippewa Falls, Wis., at the Northern Wisconsin State Fair. The Wisconsin woods are the inspiration for the loaded Campfire Burger, and the state's famous cheese curds make an appearance in the Hot Chick. Noah tries Spanish Queens, a unique deep-fried treat, and coffee gets a fresh take in the form of the Funnel-Latte. Then Noah's off to Indianapolis, where meat takes center stage at the Marion County Fair. The Pork Pickle Pizza is a new favorite, and the Deep-Fried Reuben transforms the classic sandwich into an easy-to-eat, must-have treat.

Sunday
Jan 23
9:30pm | 8:30c
Season 7, Episode 11

Steak Out

Noah Cappe is in carnivore mode for the San Angelo Stock Show and Rodeo in Texas. From the Southwest Dog to the Show Hog, no one goes home hungry. Then he heads to the Great Anderson County Fair in South Carolina for a "steak out" in the form of the Spud Steak Sandwich before wrapping up the day with a midway mashup, the Apple Cheesecake Quesadilla.

Monday
Jan 24
12am | 11c
Season 8, Episode 8

You've Got Ale

Noah Cappe hits the Wisconsin State Fair, where a local brewery is serving the ultimate deep-fried combo of beer, brats and cheese curds. For dessert, milk and cookies are inverted in a crazy new form. At the Southern California Fair, a killer combination of onion rings and a grilled hot dog gets Noah's attention, and cold brew coffee is the star of a sweet treat to round out the day.

Monday
Jan 24
12:30am | 11:30c
Season 8, Episode 9

Gourmets of the Galaxy

The Iowa State Fair welcomes Noah Cappe with a trio of meaty masterpieces, but it's the Double Dutch Almond Funnel that has everyone jumping with joy. Then Noah hits Florida's Space Coast State Fair, where he's over the moon for offerings like the giant Jupiter Burger, spicy Solar Flare and sweet Space Coast Softball.

Monday
Jan 24
1am | 12c
Season 8, Episode 2

My Fair Latte

Noah Cappe starts off in Chippewa Falls, Wis., at the Northern Wisconsin State Fair. The Wisconsin woods are the inspiration for the loaded Campfire Burger, and the state's famous cheese curds make an appearance in the Hot Chick. Noah tries Spanish Queens, a unique deep-fried treat, and coffee gets a fresh take in the form of the Funnel-Latte. Then Noah's off to Indianapolis, where meat takes center stage at the Marion County Fair. The Pork Pickle Pizza is a new favorite, and the Deep-Fried Reuben transforms the classic sandwich into an easy-to-eat, must-have treat.

Monday
Jan 24
1:30am | 12:30c
Season 5, Episode 27

The Mighty Meatless

Host Noah Cappe finds veggie-friendly treats that don't need meat to be indulgent. He tries plenty of delicious, salad-inspired snacks on fairgrounds across the country.

Monday
Jan 24
12pm | 11c
Season 8, Episode 10

The Fryin' King

Noah Cappe heads to the Big Fresno Fair in California for the debut of some new fair foods, including the Flamin' Hot Chimichanga and Rainbow Shrimp Fries. Then he visits the Elkhart County Fair in Indiana for a new spin on the classic hot dog and one of the wackiest deep-fried desserts ever.

Monday
Jan 24
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 4, Episode 9

Get Him to the Greek Pizza

Noah Cappe's first stop is The Big Butler Fair in Butler, Penn., where he dines on a Euro-fusion Greek Pizza, a Crabby Patty burger and a Deep Fried Chili Dog, before finally tasting a Fluffernutter Elephant Ear pasty. Then, at the Mississippi State Fair in Jackson, Miss., he tucks into a Beer-Battered Burger, Porkchos and a Mississippi Mud Fry.

Monday
Jan 24
1pm | 12c
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.

Monday
Jan 24
1:30pm | 12:30c
Season 8, Episode 5

Jackie Hash Brown

Noah Cappe makes a visit to the world-famous Iowa State Fair to sample some award-winning new items. There's a new take on chicken and waffles and a massive meat meal all wrapped up to eat on the midway. Then he's off to the Missouri State Fair, where he gets a good look at the Show Me State's offerings. The Pork-Tato stirs up a storm on the fairground, and the Hash Brown Handful helps fairgoers get a handle on hunger.

Monday
Jan 24
2pm | 1c

About the Host

Noah Cappe

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

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