Carnival Eats celebrates today's modern gastronomic freak show and takes you on an international, food-frenzied roller coaster of culinary delights, to the new epicenter of carnival life - food! Food of every imaginable shape, size, color and taste are being created specifically for the connoisseurs who ply midways and fairgrounds, and Carnival Eats is there for every delicious bite.

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Season 8, Episode 13

Fairground Showdown

Noah Cappe is showing off the best carnival eats in California, home to some of the biggest and best fairs in America. First, Dominic Palmieri, known as The Midway Gourmet, serves up the iconic Big Rib. Then Noah digs into a Churro Dog from Fabe's Churros and Gelato. At the San Diego County Fair, Noah meets Chicken Charlie and gets a taste of his mind-blowing All-Chicken Taco. Finally, at the LA County Fair in Pomona, Calif., Noah reunites with all three vendors for the ultimate fairground showdown.

Sunday
May 9
8:30pm | 7:30c
Season 1, Episode 13

Twisted Creations

They say two is better than one, and these carnival treats are proof! Noah Cappe takes a tour from coast to coast sampling some of the craziest creations around. These fairground vendors have combined two iconic treats into one revolutionary new midway masterpiece.

Sunday
May 9
9pm | 8c
Season 1, Episode 5

Return of the Mac

Noah Cappe digs in to seven uniquely ooey-gooey versions of the classic American casserole: mac and cheese. Whether it's stacked in a sandwich, layered in a hot dog, rolled into a taco or topped with lobster or edible gold flakes, these mac and cheese creations will have you craving carnival eats!

Sunday
May 9
9:30pm | 8:30c
Season 5, Episode 19

Family Dinner

Host Noah Cappe takes a seat at the table for family dinner -- carnival style! He'll meet the carnival cooks who put a twist on family favorites and transformed them into fair food marvels.

Monday
May 10
12am | 11c
Season 8, Episode 13

Fairground Showdown

Noah Cappe is showing off the best carnival eats in California, home to some of the biggest and best fairs in America. First, Dominic Palmieri, known as The Midway Gourmet, serves up the iconic Big Rib. Then Noah digs into a Churro Dog from Fabe's Churros and Gelato. At the San Diego County Fair, Noah meets Chicken Charlie and gets a taste of his mind-blowing All-Chicken Taco. Finally, at the LA County Fair in Pomona, Calif., Noah reunites with all three vendors for the ultimate fairground showdown.

Monday
May 10
12:30am | 11:30c
Season 1, Episode 13

Twisted Creations

They say two is better than one, and these carnival treats are proof! Noah Cappe takes a tour from coast to coast sampling some of the craziest creations around. These fairground vendors have combined two iconic treats into one revolutionary new midway masterpiece.

Monday
May 10
1am | 12c
Season 1, Episode 5

Return of the Mac

Noah Cappe digs in to seven uniquely ooey-gooey versions of the classic American casserole: mac and cheese. Whether it's stacked in a sandwich, layered in a hot dog, rolled into a taco or topped with lobster or edible gold flakes, these mac and cheese creations will have you craving carnival eats!

Monday
May 10
1:30am | 12:30c
Season 1, Episode 17

All American Eats

Host Noah Cappe eats his way across America in this sampling of all American items. From Southern treats like Margaret's Soul Food Fried Chicken, to Big Daddy's BBQ Ribs to Northern surprises like Fried Green Tomatoes, and Eastern classics like Lobster Rolls and Pacific Western Apple Pie Fries, this episode salutes the culinary melting pot.

Monday
May 10
12pm | 11c
Season 1, Episode 18

Stick It to Me

When you're on the midway, you want foods that are built for speed. The simplest solution is to stick it on a skewer. In this episode, Noah Cappe gets straight to the point tasting more fork-free foods than you can shake a stick at. From the enormous Family Dog to the Bacon Bomber, Gator Kabobs to the Fudge Puppy, these carnival creations are worth sticking around for.

Monday
May 10
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 1, Episode 19

All You Can Meat

The midway is home to rides, games and succulent meaty treats. Noah Cappe raises the stakes with these over-the-top meat experiences. Beginning with a Tri Tip Beef Sandwich that has folks in Portland tripping out, to Chicken Wing Ice Cream - the craziest dessert ever seen at a fair, this episode is guaranteed vegetable-free.

Monday
May 10
1pm | 12c
Season 4, Episode 11

50 Shades of Crepe

Noah Cappe heads to Vancouver to sample some amazing eats, like the truly Canadian Poutine Stuffed Burger, Shrimp Fried Rice Balls, Jerk Chicken Dumplings, and the Donuccino, a meal and a milkshake all in one. Later, Noah seeks out the main attractions at the Fryeburg Fair in Maine, where he finds heaven with the Pig Pile in Paradise and eats local favorites like a Lobster Roll and Maine Blueberry Crepes.

Monday
May 10
1:30pm | 12:30c
Season 4, Episode 12

Piefidelity

Noah Cappe knows Dela-where to find amazing fresh seafood, the Delaware State Fair in Harrington! He starts with the Shrimp Dog, then feels some soul with the Crabtastic Po' Boy. He also samples a local Delaware classic with the Apple Scrapple Burger before feeding his sweet tooth with a beer-battered Deep Fried Key Lime Pie. From there, Noah heads to the Arizona State Fair in Phoenix for the Chili Pie Burger, a Deep Fried Tamale, and a massive desert dessert: the Cinnamonster.

Monday
May 10
2pm | 1c
Season 4, Episode 13

The Good, The Bacon, The Ugly

Noah Cappe heads for the Lone Star state to eat his way through the Texas State Fair in Dallas, featuring some inventive foods like the Bacon-tilla and the indulgent masterpiece of Chicken Fried Lobster. For dessert, Noah feeds his sweet tooth with a pair of earthy treats, the Carrot Cake Roly and the creamy Deep Fried Sweet Potato Pie. Later, Noah heads to the Oakland County Fair in Davisburg, Mich. to eat the Cheeseburger Crunch Wrap, the Rodeo Pizza, and The Whole Farm, a sandwich loaded with farm-fresh favorites.

Monday
May 10
2:30pm | 1:30c
Season 7, Episode 1

Smokey and the Slamwich

Noah Cappe heads to the Arkansas State Fair for the hometown hero, the Arkansas Slamwich, the Stuffed Thanksgiving Taco and more. Then he travels to Florida for the Greater Jacksonville Agricultural Fair, where he indulges in a savory funnel cake called the Chick 'N' Cake, Deep-Fried Rice Pudding and other delights.

Wednesday
May 12
6pm | 5c
Season 5, Episode 20

Local Legends

Regional specialties get a carnival upgrade on the midway! From sandwiches that put cities on the map to desserts representing an entire state, host Noah Cappe is determined to try them all.

Wednesday
May 12
6:30pm | 5:30c
Season 4, Episode 20

The Heat Is On

Hot, hot, hot carnival treats are the stars of this episode. From pleasingly piquant pretzels in California, to sweet and fiery desserts in New York, Noah gets up the courage to sample seven of the spiciest midway munchies from coast to coast.

Wednesday
May 12
7pm | 6c
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.

Wednesday
May 12
7:30pm | 6:30c
Season 1, Episode 12

Fruity Favorites

Noah Cappe samples some berry delicious fairground treats in this fruitful episode. Tart, sweet and perfect with breakfast, lunch or dinner, fruit makes everything pop. No forbidden fruits here, just some truly inventive fruit-filled creations!

Wednesday
May 12
8pm | 7c
Season 1, Episode 7

Sweet 'n' Savory Sensations

Noah Cappe hits the fairgrounds to sample midway munchies that satisfy every taste bud, from sweet to savory. From a bratwurst topped with sauerkraut and apple pie to garlic enhanced doughnuts, these crazy combos sound so wrong but taste just right.

Wednesday
May 12
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.

Thursday
May 13
12am | 11c
Season 2, Episode 6

From Chowchilla-Madera to Ciao!

In the tiny town of Chowchilla, CA Noah Cappe discovers some carnival eats that deserve to be shared with the world. First up, it's the Deep Pit Barbeque, a meat extravaganza that takes three days to prepare. Noah also enjoys a Funnel Cake Cheeseburger and the Baja Avocado Taco. Across the country in New Jersey, the St. Michael's Italian Festival celebrates the cultural and culinary history of Italian-Americans with Zeppole, a cheesecake known as Cake 'n Bacon and a bad boy of a sandwich: The Hoboken Fat Boy.

Thursday
May 13
12:30am | 11:30c
Season 1, Episode 14

North Dakota State Fair/PrairieFest

In North Dakota, host Noah Cappe chows down on Wild Rice Burgers, Idaho Tacos and Kettle Corn, which make up the regional fare in this western state. Then it's off to PrairieFest in Oswego, Illinois, where Noah indulges in a Chicago-style Beef and Sausage extravaganza, a Kimchee Korean Dog and some homemade Churros with Deep Fried Ice Cream.

Thursday
May 13
1pm | 12c
Season 1, Episode 15

Go Nuts for Donuts

They're not just for breakfast any more! In this episode, host Noah Cappe explores some inventive dishes featuring one of America's national specialties: the donut. Donuts are the basis for some wacky carnival creations, from savory to sweet. From the classic Glazed Donut Bacon Cheeseburger, to the Grilled Chicken Raspberry Donut to incredible Donut Ice Cream Sandwiches, this episode highlights donut dishes from fairs across the country.

Thursday
May 13
1:30pm | 12:30c
Season 1, Episode 16

We Deep Fried That!

Fairs and festivals are where the innovators of deep fried delights do their best work. Host Noah Cappe travels the country, sampling some of the most outrageous feats of frying around. From tacos to butter balls, mac and cheese to watermelon, these concessionaires have found a way to include a layer of deep fried deliciousness in every bite.

Thursday
May 13
2pm | 1c
Season 4, Episode 8

Cheesy Rider

At the Prince William County Fair in Manassas, Va., Noah Cappe eats big with the Monumental Grilled Cheese and has his interested peaked by the crab dip-topped Chesapeake Bay Poutine. While there, he also indulges in some Big Daddy's BBQ Rolls and Peach Blossom Dumplings. Then, at the Western Fair in London, Ontario, he dives into a Poutine Dog, the Bacaroni Bowl and Cherry Cheesecake Tempura.

Thursday
May 13
2:30pm | 1:30c
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.

Thursday
May 13
3pm | 2c

About the Host

Noah Cappe

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

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