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!

Cheap Eats Season 4

Philly Food Fight

In Philadelphia, Ali snacks on cheesesteak- and apple pie-filled dumplings.
Season 4, Episode 1

Philly Food Fight

Ali Khan is hunting for the best deals in Philadelphia for breakfast, lunch, dinner and a snack! Philly is known for serving up food with an attitude, and Ali starts with a local favorite, a scrapple, egg and cheese dip sandwich. Then he hunts down a Philly original, roast pork with provolone and spinach, for lunch. He satisfies his snack attack with dumplings filled with cheese steak, apple pie and cheesecake and, for dinner, grabs a unique twist on ramen at a happening joint in Fishtown.

Tuesday
Apr 16
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 4, Episode 2

A Buzz in Brooklyn

Ali Khan is in Brooklyn to find the best deals for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and a snack! It may be a haven for hipsters and the well-heeled, but New York's biggest borough still has authentic neighborhood diners, like the one where Ali kicks things off with chocolate chip pumpkin pancakes. After that, it doesn't get any more Brooklyn than a fried eggplant parm sandwich, or any sweeter than a slice of chocolatey s'mores pie. Finally, Ali ends his day with a taste of the next big thing -- Filipino chicken adobo.

Tuesday
Apr 16
11am | 10c
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."

Tuesday
Apr 16
11:30am | 10:30c
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.

Tuesday
Apr 16
12pm | 11c
Season 4, Episode 5

Awesome in Asheville

Ali Khan is taking in the mountain views in Asheville, N.C., as he looks for the best local deals on breakfast, lunch, dinner and a snack. He starts his day off big with a breakfast of fried chicken covered in sausage gravy, accompanied by Southern-sized sides. For lunch, he dives into the booming food truck scene and finds tasty Thai served up fresh on a homemade bao. After snacking on the best dessert in America -- a made-to-order maple bourbon doughnut -- Ali's day ends right with chopped Carolina pork doused in tangy, vinegar-based barbecue sauce.

Tuesday
Apr 16
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 4, Episode 6

Greenville Goodness

Ali Khan has 12 hours and only 35 bucks to find the best deals in Greenville, S.C., for breakfast, lunch, dinner and a snack. Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the town boasts a quaint Main Street, hundreds of restaurants and a killer food scene. Ali starts his day off in true Southern fashion with a buttery "cathead" biscuit and country-fried pork, and then he makes his mark while getting his burger on ... au poivre-style! After he gets his chocolate fix with a light, creamy chocolate mousse, Ali wraps up his day with fresh, fusion tacos filled with a decadent duck mole and Bangkok shrimp.

Tuesday
Apr 16
1pm | 12c
Season 4, Episode 7

Authentic in Athens

Ali Khan is in one of the coolest college towns in the country, Athens, Ga., to find the best breakfast, lunch, dinner and snack deals. For breakfast, he grabs sweet and sticky Georgia peach French toast. Then he rolls across town for a delicious bowl of authentic Mexican posole, and the hits keep coming with a scrumptious snack that's part doughnut and part biscuit. Ali wraps up the day with a visit to hometown band R.E.M's favorite fried chicken shack -- that's automatic for the people.

Tuesday
Apr 16
1:30pm | 12:30c
Season 4, Episode 8

ATL Eats

Ali Khan has just one day to find Atlanta's best deals for breakfast, lunch, dinner and a snack! Atlanta is a large, cosmopolitan city with a diverse food scene, which Ali discovers as he starts his day with a crazy, innovative breakfast -- French toast tacos. He chows down on perhaps the best grilled cheese in America for lunch and then cleanses his palate with a blueberry cobbler ice pop. Everyone's heard of a sloppy joe, but Ali ends his day with a Sloppy Jai -- a slightly Americanized version of classic Indian street food. No matter where you roam or what cuisine you choose, ATL always brings the flavor.

Wednesday
Apr 17
3pm | 2c
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.

Wednesday
Apr 17
3:30pm | 2:30c
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.

Wednesday
Apr 17
4pm | 3c
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.

Wednesday
Apr 17
4:30pm | 3:30c
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!

Wednesday
Apr 17
5pm | 4c
Season 4, Episode 13

Hot Deals in the Desert

Ali Khan is on a mission to find the best deals for breakfast, lunch, dinner and a snack in Scottsdale, Ariz., a city known for high-end resorts. He starts out strong with a double serving of Southern barbecue scones piled high with savory pulled pork. Then he tracks down a cottage pie just like the ones found on the streets of Sydney, Australia. As the afternoon heats up, Ali cools off with a homemade cookie ice cream sandwich that brings out the kid in him, and he lands a pizza deal for dinner that delivers big flavor with a small price tag.

Wednesday
Apr 17
5:30pm | 4:30c
Season 5, Episode 1

Filling Up in Florida

Ali Khan is scouring St. Petersburg, Fla., for the best deals for breakfast, lunch, dinner and a snack. He starts the day strong with a Chopped champion's hearty French crepe with an American twist and then keeps things rolling at a Brooklyn-style deli serving a mouthwatering braised pork sandwich. A berry-licious white chocolate cheesecake satisfies Ali's sweet tooth before he brings it on home with a rich and creamy duck confit quesadilla.

Tuesday
Apr 23
10am | 9c
Season 5, Episode 2

Hungry in the Jax

Ali Khan is hunting for the best deals in Jacksonville, Fla., for breakfast, lunch, dinner and a snack. He kicks off his culinary escapades with a chef-driven dish of chorizo corn cakes with vegan queso and spicy guajillo chile sauce. For lunch, he bellies up to a food truck serving some of the best smoked meats in town. After a chocolaty take on baklava from a friendly Greek grandma, Ali hits up a Jacksonville institution for an old-fashioned jumbo chicken pot pie.

Tuesday
Apr 23
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 5, Episode 3

Sweet Deals Down South

Ali Khan has only 35 bucks to find the best deals in Savannah, Ga., for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and a snack! He starts his day with a classic Southern haystack piled high with cheesy grits, hash browns and salsa. Lunch gets explosive at Betty Bombers with the juicy and spicy Fire in the Hole burger. At snack time, Ali smoothes things over with a scrumptiously sweet red velvet whoopie pie, and he dives in for a taste of the sea with a low country boil that might be one of his best dinner deals yet.

Tuesday
Apr 23
11am | 10c
Season 5, Episode 4

Queen City Cravings

Ali Khan is out to find the best breakfast, lunch, dinner and snack deals in Charlotte, N.C. Good things take time, so Ali starts his day with the sweet and satisfying "slowberry" cobbler waffle. Then he slides over to a food truck that's serving up mouthwatering sliders that are too good to try only one. He finds an elegant snack in a decadent French Pot Du Creme, and cultures collide as Ali closes his day with ramen gumbo that's packed with a fusion of flavor.

Tuesday
Apr 23
11:30am | 10:30c
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.

Tuesday
Apr 23
12pm | 11c
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.

Tuesday
Apr 23
12:30pm | 11:30c
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.

Tuesday
Apr 23
1pm | 12c
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.

Tuesday
Apr 23
1:30pm | 12:30c
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.

Wednesday
Apr 24
4pm | 3c
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.

Wednesday
Apr 24
4:30pm | 3:30c
Season 1, Episode 1

Minneapolis, MN

Ali Khan, author of the blog "Bang For Your Burger Buck," has 12 hours and only 35 bucks to find the best deals in Minneapolis for breakfast, lunch, a snack and dinner! Join him on this sweet and savory ride in his search for some of best deals on the best meals in Minneapolis!

Wednesday
Apr 24
5:30pm | 4:30c
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.

Tuesday
Apr 30
10am | 9c
Season 2, Episode 5

Mountain Feast

Ali Khan hits the Jackson Hole, Wyo., trail running for a delicious croque madame with mornay sauce in the morning and crosses the Snake River for a crunchy fried chicken banh mi sandwich. Then, he discovers a berry cheesecake doughnut before stirring up a hearty bowl of spicy pork rice.

Tuesday
Apr 30
10:30am | 9:30c

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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.