Ali Khan, author of the blog "Bang for Your Burger Buck," has 12 hours and only 35 bucks to find the best deals for breakfast, lunch, a snack and dinner! Join him on this sweet and savory ride in a new city every episode for some of the best deals on the best meals!
Season 4, Episode 9

Birmingham Magic

Ali Khan has 12 hours and 35 bucks to find the best deals in Birmingham, Ala., for breakfast, lunch, dinner and a snack. For breakfast, he starts the day with hash brown baskets stuffed with Andouille sausage and eggs. Then he gets his home cookin' fix with bacon-wrapped meatloaf made with a lot of love. After snacking on a red velvet cheesecake brownie, Ali melts away with "Ragin' Cajun" blackened chicken with habanero Jack cheese. There's no doubt that Alabama's largest city is filled with diverse, award-winning eats, all served up with Southern hospitality and charm.

Sunday
Jun 13
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 5, Episode 10

Rockin' Deals in Memphis

Ali Khan is tracking down the best deals in Memphis for breakfast, lunch, dinner and a snack. He powers up for the day with a protein waffle loaded with house-smoked pork, sausage and caramelized onions. Then he heads over to a gourmet cafeteria for a turkey, chicken and duck sandwich and snacks on the trifecta of ooey-gooey butter cookies. Finally, Ali wraps up his food tour with a steal of a deal: a spicy and sweet coconut Panang curry that packs a powerful punch.

Sunday
Jun 13
9am | 8c
Season 5, Episode 11

Mealin' and Dealin' in Michigan

Ali Khan is hunting down the best deals in Ann Arbor, Mich., for breakfast, lunch, dinner and a snack. He chows down in this happening college town, starting with a heaping helping of deep-fried French toast covered in berries and whipped cream. Then, Ali gets reeled in by a great deal on blackened mackerel with a Thai chili glaze at a super fresh seafood market. He gets his sweet snack fix thanks to a flaky Hungarian pastry with a sweet apple filling and ends his day with elevated Cuban street food and a piled high "loco" Frita burger.

Sunday
Jun 13
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 3, Episode 3

Capital City Cuisine

Ali Khan, full-blown food enthusiast and blogger, has 12 hours and only 35 bucks to find the best deals in Washington DC for breakfast, lunch, dinner and a snack! Ali starts the day stacked with an ooey-gooey pastrami breakfast sandwich. Then he gets schooled in the ways of the Greek with a heaping helping of moussaka. A muffin uprising tides him over until he rolls up a spicy sushi burrito. DC delivers with a multicultural cuisine that's powerfully delicious.

Wednesday
Jun 16
8am | 7c
Season 3, Episode 5

Chowin' Down in Portland

Ali Khan, full-blown food enthusiast and blogger, has 12 hours and only 35 bucks to find the best deals in Portland, Ore. for breakfast, lunch, dinner and a snack! Ali starts off his day with a tower of waffley goodness. He then wiggles his way to a pristine salmon poke bowl. He rolls on to indulge in authentic Spanish churros and wraps it all up in richness with the freshest pasta carbonara. The streets of Portland are lined up with craft cuisine at its finest.

Wednesday
Jun 16
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 5, Episode 5

Savory San Antonio

Ali Khan is in San Antonio, Texas, looking for deals on breakfast, lunch, dinner and a snack. He starts with a stack of what are quite possibly the world's best pancakes, piled high with delectable bananas Foster. Then he gets his deli fix with a meat-filled mega sandwich. After scoring a San Antonio two-fer -- a kolache filled with mouthwatering barbacoa -- Ali finishes strong with a smoky plate of barbecue baby back ribs.

Wednesday
Jun 16
9am | 8c
Season 5, Episode 6

Big D Delights

Ali Khan is tracking down the best deals in Dallas for breakfast, lunch, dinner and a snack. He comes in hot with a sweet and savory Monte Cristo doughnut and then checks out the The Big D's BBQ scene for some succulent burnt ends with a slide of blue cheese slaw. Snack time gets dreamy with a slice of creamy Cloud Nine pie, and finally Ali is blown away by authentic, hand-pulled dan dan noodles.

Wednesday
Jun 16
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 1, Episode 4

Chicago

Ali Khan's Windy City expectations are as high as Chicago's Willis Tower, so his breakfast is a tower of fried chicken, biscuits, egg and bacon. For lunch, Ali dives into the city's unofficial sandwich, the Italian beef. He scores a killer chocolate almond croissant at a bakery with a child baker protege and brings down the house with a unique mac and cheese with a gourmet twist.

Sunday
Jun 20
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 3

Fillin' up in the South

Ali Khan hits the ground running in Richmond, Va., at a bakery that puts a spicy twist on a traditional Southern biscuit. Then he heads to a diner for a curry-inspired, country omelet before brewing up a chocolate cake with coffee. But a visit to Richmond isn't complete without a soul food dinner of fried catfish.

Sunday
Jun 20
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 3, Episode 10

Brew Town? Food Town

Ali Khan, full-blown food enthusiast and blogger, has 12 hours and only 35 bucks to find the best deals in Milwaukee for breakfast, lunch, dinner and a snack! Ali dives into a plate of decadent lemon cheesecake French toast, before finding a hip chef driven falafel house where everything is made from scratch daily. Then he gets his Wisconsin on with a tribute to the state fair, deep fried Oreos. He then gets the true "

Sunday
Jun 20
8am | 7c
Season 4, Episode 10

Sin City Eats

Ali Khan is on the hunt for breakfast, lunch, dinner and snack deals in Las Vegas that won't break the bank. In a place famous for all things sinful, it's no surprise that there's a delectable and wildly diverse food scene as well. Ali goes all in on a wickedly good day of eating in the desert, starting with an Elvis-inspired king of a breakfast -- banana French toast bread pudding. Then it's tacos to die for as he tracks down a legendary chef whipping up handcrafted al pastor tacos. At snack time, Ali finds himself in the hands of an artisanal pastry chef whose treats might be too beautiful to eat. Finally, he ends his day with some award-winning pizza slices that rock.

Sunday
Jun 20
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 4, Episode 11

Santa Barbara Bargains

Ali Khan is in Santa Barbara, Calif., looking for the best deals for breakfast, lunch, dinner and a snack. He has his work cut out for him trying to stay on budget in this swanky seaside city, and he gets off to a pricey start with a bacon and egg breakfast sandwich on a buttery brioche that's worth every penny. He makes up some ground with a killer deal on bacon-wrapped, fully loaded hot dogs, and then he snacks on a gluten-free and dairy-free Cowboy Cookie, a local favorite that fits Santa Barbara's health-conscious lifestyle. But a day at the beach isn't complete without fresh seafood, and Ali scarfs down two straight-out-of-the-sea crab cakes as the sun sets on a perfect California day.

Sunday
Jun 20
9am | 8c
Season 5, Episode 12

Chowin' Down in Cleveland

Ali Khan is in Cleveland looking for irresistible breakfast, lunch, dinner and snack deals. He hits the ground hot with flapjacks topped with white chocolate mole with candied jalapenos. Next, he checks out a Cleveland institution for a plate of Polish comfort food -- meat-stuffed cabbage rolls. For a snack, Ali tackles a colossal hot fudge sundae cupcake, and he ends his day at a Little Italy hot spot for fresh cavatelli pasta with meatballs, just like Grandma used to make.

Sunday
Jun 20
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 4, Episode 3

Hungry in New Haven

Ali Khan is looking for the best deals in New Haven, Conn., for breakfast, lunch, dinner and a snack! He starts his day with a creative culinary feast of French toast stuffed with creamy custard made with a 100-year-old recipe, and then he's off to the landmark birthplace of the hamburger for a truly old-school burger. After a sugar rush from winners of Food Network's Cupcake Wars, Ali settles in for a taste of the Old World with New Haven-style pizza, locally known as "apizza."

Wednesday
Jun 23
8am | 7c
Season 4, Episode 4

Throwin' Down in Beantown

Ali Khan is exploring Boston for breakfast, lunch, dinner and snack deals. First up, he takes on a coffee-encrusted Bloody Mary burger for breakfast in Boston's financial district. Then he's off to Chinatown for a tasty and innovative twist on Chinese dumplings, and he migrates over to Little Italy for an Old World snack that dates back centuries. Ali caps off his day in Boston with a local favorite and a steal of deal, the lobstah roll.

Wednesday
Jun 23
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 5, Episode 7

Eatin' OK in the OKC

Ali Khan is tracking down the best deals in Oklahoma City, Okla., for breakfast, lunch, dinner and a snack. Typically known for its rugged Western roots, OKC has a food scene that's surprisingly multi-cultural. Ali's day of deliciousness starts with tiramisu pancakes, and his international culinary journey continues with an authentic, crispy Cuban sandwich. He gets fancy as he snacks on three flavorful French macarons, and then he finishes strong with a hearty Korean beef bowl that's sure to get taste buds tingling.

Wednesday
Jun 23
9am | 8c
Season 5, Episode 8

Killer Eats in KC

Ali Khan is in Kansas City, Mo., looking for the best deals on breakfast, lunch, dinner and a snack. He kicks things off with an innovative breakfast flatbread topped with gravy, scrambled eggs and cheddar. Then, he tries a spin on the classic Vietnamese banh mi sandwich that's full of juicy pork, and he snacks on the perfect kind of twister, the Donado -- a doughnut cone overflowing with soft serve ice cream. Ali polishes off a perfect day of eating with some meat-on-meat action in the form of a burger piled high with succulent KC burnt ends.

Wednesday
Jun 23
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 1, Episode 6

Albuquerque

While Albuquerque is known for hatch green chile and New Mex cuisine, Ali Khan discovers a lot more behind the hype. He goes sweet on a vegan waffle that delivers like a decadent dessert, then makes tracks for one of the best green chile cheeseburgers in town. His afternoon gets a sugar and spice kick with a designer donut, and he brings it home with a New Mexican staple, carne adovada.

Sunday
Jun 27
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 4

Big Sky, Big Game, Big Flavor!

Ali Khan's expedition for the best deals in Bozeman, Mont., begins with farm-to-table fresh Benedict and summer sausage before hunting down a made-from-scratch elk burger. Then he discovers a celebrity-approved huckleberry bar. But his journey isn't complete until he sinks his teeth into a bison pepperoni pizza.

Sunday
Jun 27
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 3, Episode 7

Music City Munchies

Ali Khan, full-blown food enthusiast and blogger, has 12 hours and only 35 bucks to find the best deals in Nashville for breakfast, lunch, dinner and a snack! Ali kicks things off in Music City with a breakfast weenie smothered in a cheesy hash brown casserole, before devouring a delicious and award winning barbecue sandwich. Then he'll snack on a giant cinnamon roll as big as his head, before an encore of Nashville's famous super spicy hot chicken. This city may be a music mecca, but it's also a foodie's paradise.

Sunday
Jun 27
8am | 7c
Season 3, Episode 12

Chowdown in Portsmouth

Ali Khan, full-blown food enthusiast and blogger, has 12 hours and only 35 bucks to find the best deals in Portsmouth, N.H. for breakfast, lunch, dinner and a snack! Ali starts his day by tackling a monster of a pancake. The he comes face to face with the massive "Stairway to Heaven" burger, topped with braised short rib. Next he hits the waterfront for a cup of classic New England chowder. He ends this food feast strong with some good old-fashioned fish tacos.

Sunday
Jun 27
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 4, Episode 12

San Diego Surf 'n' Turf

Ali Khan is looking for the best deals in San Diego for breakfast, lunch, dinner and a snack. He starts off strong with Brazilian-style hash browns stuffed with eggs, cheese and garlic. Then he masks up like a Mexican wrestler for a discount on a loaded surf-and-turf Cali burrito. Later he gets the ride of his life and the sweetest doughnut ever -- the stuffed "Big Poppa." Finally, he hits the beach for a taste of Hawaii with some finger lickin' short ribs. With its diverse and delicious food scene, Ali gets a trip around the world right in sunny San Diego!

Sunday
Jun 27
9am | 8c
Season 5, Episode 13

Belly Full in Buffalo

Ali Khan is eating his way through the best meal deals in Buffalo, starting with griddle toast logs with cream cheese filling. For lunch, he takes down a trio of flavorful and innovative tacos, and then he tracks down the perfect midday pick-me-up made with decadent chocolate chip cookie dough. Finally, no trip to Buffalo is complete without a belly full of wings, and Ali gets a line on a spot that's serving up some of the locals' favorites.

Sunday
Jun 27
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 2, Episode 1

Pit Stop

Pittsburgh has Ali Khan flipping over some cheesy pancakes, and battles a sub that might blow the classic Philly cheesesteak out of the water. He discovers the secrets to Pittsburgh's best pretzels and finishes the day at one of the city's hottest new spots, a taco joint growing crowds -- and tentacles!

Wednesday
Jun 30
8am | 7c
Season 3, Episode 8

Flavors of Cincinnati

Ali Khan, full-blown food enthusiast and blogger, has 12 hours and only 35 bucks to find the best deals in Cincinnati for breakfast, lunch, dinner and a snack! Ali hits the ground running with a fancy French puff pastry and goetta breakfast, before digging into Cincinnati style chili. Then the 'Nati hits his sweet spot with a slice of lemon ricotta cake. He ends his day devouring a decadent whiskey barbecue bacon burger.

Wednesday
Jun 30
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 3, Episode 9

Mo-Town, Mo-Food

Ali Khan, full-blown food enthusiast and blogger, has 12 hours and only 35 bucks to find the best deals in Detroit for breakfast, lunch, dinner and a snack! Motor city has Ali revving his engines and drooling over a plate of cheesy smothered breakfast potatoes, before he stumbles upon the best shawarma in town with fries on the inside. Then he steps on the gas and follows the sweet aroma to a bakery that's serving up a blueberry goat cheese basil mini pie. Finally, he ends his day with a fun and funky pizza pie topped with Coney dogs and mustard.

Wednesday
Jun 30
9am | 8c

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Ali Khan

As the host of Cheap Eats, Ali is right at home taking audiences on a budget-friendly culinary tour of America, highlighting spots almost anyone can afford.