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 4, Episode 2

When Harry Met Salad

Noah Cappe's first stop is the Wayne County Fair in Richmond, Ind., where he takes a stroll with the Walking BBQ, feels the groove of the King with a Bacon PB&J Quesadilla, goes healthy-ish with a Deep Fried Salad, and chills out with an all-American ice cream sundae called the Burst of Freedom. Then, at the Lane County Fair in Eugene, Ore., Noah gets some golden gate goods with the Frisco Sandwich before feeling the heat of Jalapeno Popper Onion Rings and finishing off his day with some delectable Deep-Fried Coffee.

Monday
Nov 23
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 4, Episode 3

Dawn of the Bread

Noah Cappe cruises up the west coast, starting at the Columbia County Fair in St. Helens, Ore. First up is a traditional Indian fry bread stuffed with some non-traditional ingredients, then Noah dives into the coastal fusion of the Great Pacific Pita before he gets his paws on the Deep Fried Chili Dog. Finally, Noah erupts with happiness when he eats the Marionberry Volcano. Later, Noah visits the El Dorado County Fair in Placerville, Calif. where he's excited to meet the Rib Pop, taste new heights with Maui Wowies and chow down on the Banana S'more Crepe Cones!

Monday
Nov 23
1pm | 12c
Season 4, Episode 4

Meat, Pray, Love

Noah Cappe starts at the Delaware State Fair, where he'll eat the very stately Delaware Dog, a hot dog loaded with scrapple. Then, he'll try to tackle the funnel cake-filled Frankenfunnel Burger and the octopus-loaded Octotaco. Finally, he indulges with the Killer Cereal Treat, a deep-fried fruity breakfast smothered in ice cream. His second stop is the Obion County Fair in Union City, Tenn., where Noah snacks on some authentic Tennessee Wings, praises the Pope's Polish Pizza, and digs into the strawberry-est funnel cake on the fairgrounds.

Monday
Nov 23
1:30pm | 12:30c
Season 1, Episode 4

Asian Sensations

Noah Cappe looks east for inspiration as he explores Asian flavors on the fairgrounds. From classic foods like Shrimp Fried Rice Balls at Canada's Pacific National Exhibition and the Spicy Kaprao Burger at California's Balboa Park December Nights, to mashups like the Ube Funnel Cake in Las Vegas and the Koagie Dog in Texas, there's a world of flavor to be found in carnival cooking.

Monday
Nov 23
2pm | 1c
Season 8, Episode 3

Camp Pop

Noah Cappe heads to northern Indiana, where the Hoosiers in Valparaiso are doing things right at the Porter County Fair. The Super Ramen Dog combines two delicious foods Noah didn't know belonged together, the Elephant Ear Taco is a new take on a fairground favorite, and the Peanut Pop Shake has Noah all shook up. Then he heads north of the border to Brooklin, Ontario, for the Brooklin Spring Fair. He makes friends with the Secret Club, gets a taste from across the pond with London Calling and eats dessert in a whole new way with the Push Pop Cake.

Monday
Nov 23
2:30pm | 1:30c
Season 2, Episode 3

From Derby Day to Down State

Host Noah Cappe is off to the races in Louisville, Ky., at the Kentucky Derby Festival. First he chows down on a custom made pizza, the Kentucky Hot Brown. Then it's time to get a little bit country with Ozark Style Loaded Fries, piled high with pork, baked beans and cheddar cheese. Ending the day are two sweet treats: Festive Funnel Cake made with pumpkin and Kentucky's Fried Cookie Dough. Next he heads to Beaumont, Texas, for the South Texas State Fair where local specialties are The Swamp Thing and Hush Kitties.

Wednesday
Nov 25
6pm | 5c
Season 2, Episode 4

From Small Town to Farmville

On this episode, host Noah Cappe travels to the Nederland Heritage Festival, where food from around the world is prepared by an army of volunteers. From the Cowboy Pistolettes to Sopapillas, to Chicken Fried Bacon and a very fun egg-stravaganza. Later, he travels to Farmville, NC for the Dogwood Festival - home to southern comfort food with a fair flare. From the Oh Boy! Po' Boy sandwich to Cocoa Bananas home made ice cream, these are real garden goodies.

Wednesday
Nov 25
6:30pm | 5:30c
Season 1, Episode 12

Canadian National Exhibition/PrairieFest

At the Canadian National Exhibition in Toronto, Ontario host Noah Cappe has nothing but appreciation for the Thanksgiving Waffle: a turkey dinner served on a waffle made from classic stuffing ingredients. Ethnic food options abound with traditional Arancini and a vegetarian Tofu Bao Taco. 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.

Wednesday
Nov 25
7pm | 6c
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
Nov 25
7:30pm | 6:30c
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
Nov 25
8pm | 7c
Season 1, Episode 4

Asian Sensations

Noah Cappe looks east for inspiration as he explores Asian flavors on the fairgrounds. From classic foods like Shrimp Fried Rice Balls at Canada's Pacific National Exhibition and the Spicy Kaprao Burger at California's Balboa Park December Nights, to mashups like the Ube Funnel Cake in Las Vegas and the Koagie Dog in Texas, there's a world of flavor to be found in carnival cooking.

Wednesday
Nov 25
8:30pm | 7:30c
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.

Thursday
Nov 26
12am | 11c
Season 1, Episode 4

Asian Sensations

Noah Cappe looks east for inspiration as he explores Asian flavors on the fairgrounds. From classic foods like Shrimp Fried Rice Balls at Canada's Pacific National Exhibition and the Spicy Kaprao Burger at California's Balboa Park December Nights, to mashups like the Ube Funnel Cake in Las Vegas and the Koagie Dog in Texas, there's a world of flavor to be found in carnival cooking.

Thursday
Nov 26
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.

Sunday
Nov 29
7pm | 6c
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.

Sunday
Nov 29
7:30pm | 6:30c
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.

Sunday
Nov 29
8pm | 7c
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.

Sunday
Nov 29
8:30pm | 7:30c
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.

Sunday
Nov 29
9pm | 8c
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!

Sunday
Nov 29
9:30pm | 8:30c
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.

Monday
Nov 30
12am | 11c
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.

Monday
Nov 30
12:30am | 11:30c
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.

Monday
Nov 30
1am | 12c
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!

Monday
Nov 30
1:30am | 12:30c
Season 2, Episode 1

From Livestock to Lemons

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is one of the biggest events in Texas. With over 2.5 million visitors a year, it's the perfect place for carnival concessionaires to perfect their offerings. Host Noah Cappe gets a lesson in the meat that makes Texas famous, sampling the Texas Chili Burger and the Big Texas Barbecue Baked Potato. Then he tries a local legend's tamale recipe before rounding off the day with Strawberry Waffle Bombs. Next, he arrives at Lemonade Days in Dunwoody, Georgia to discover a new breakfast concept called Rise & Shine Pizza. A Sushi Burrito is an East-West fusion food that tickles his taste buds while The Funnel Cake Dog proves that even the wackiest carnival concoctions can be a success.

Monday
Nov 30
12pm | 11c
Season 4, Episode 7

A Guac to Remember

Noah Cappe takes the west coast by storm, starting with the Pacific National Exhibition in Vancouver. He gorges on the Big Pickle Dog, then stands at attention for the Colonel Katsu Bao, an Asian-inspired chicken taco. For dessert, Noah chills out with the Deep Fried Margarita and snacks on the Churroreo. Noah's second west coast stop is at the LA County Fair in Pomona, Calif., where he dips into some Deep Fried Guacamole, porks out on the Bacon Wrapped Pork Belly and finally, bites into The Noah, a spicy-sweet dessert made just for him.

Monday
Nov 30
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 2, Episode 2

From Renaissance to Rio Grande

Young squire Noah Cappe tries his hand at making the King's Court Conch Fritters, decadent Deep Fried Peanut Butter and Jelly Brownie Bites, a picquant Fried Green Tomato BLT and the Cookies and Cream Sandwich. Biding adieu to his new friends, Noah heads west to Mercedes, Texas where the rough and ready cowboys and girls at the Livestock Show rustle up some western grub like Deep Fried Cheesesteak, Outlaw Fries and the enormous Suicide Taco that's so huge you need two plates and four hands to hold it.

Monday
Nov 30
1pm | 12c

About the Host

Noah Cappe

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

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