About the show

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! Foods 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.
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, Michigan, to eat the Cheeseburger Crunch Wrap, the Rodeo Pizza, and The Whole Farm, a sandwich loaded with farm-fresh favorites.

Sunday
Aug 27
3pm | 2c
Season 4, Episode 23

Burger Bonanza

In this episode, Noah Cappe explores the huge variety of options carnival cooks have come up with to honor America's much loved sandwich. From classic beef burgers to exotic meats, buns made from pretzels and even donuts, these burgers will inspire your next barbecue.

Sunday
Aug 27
3:30pm | 2:30c
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.

Sunday
Sep 3
2pm | 1c
Season 3, Episode 17

Everything's Better With Bacon

Resistance is futile: Everything's better with bacon and Noah Cappe is here to prove it. As he travels to festival and fairs across the country, Noah finds the biggest, baddest and best bacon dishes around.

Sunday
Sep 3
2:30pm | 1:30c
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!

Saturday
Oct 14
2pm | 1c
Season 4, Episode 5

Zacho Libre

Noah Cappe heads to Charlotte, Mich. for the Eaton County Fair, where he takes a swing at the PB Battered Burger, then goes coco-nutty for the Pina Colada Shrimp Tacos. The eating's also good in Eaton when he digs into fried zucchini Z'achos and a Super Fried Strawberry Shortcake. Later on, Noah heads to the Montgomery County Fair in Gaithersburg, Md. where he tastes some Pigs in a Pancake, gets a little corny with Columbian Street Corn and finds a partner with the Matcha Made in Heaven.

Saturday
Oct 14
2:30pm | 1:30c
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.

Saturday
Oct 21
2:30pm | 1:30c
Season 2, Episode 10

From Cornfields to Canada

In Fertile, Minn., imaginations have run wild, dreaming up some of the freshest fair eats around. Beginning with the Dynamite Dog and the North Woods Sandwich, piled high with prime rib and finishing the day with Barbe'chos, a barbecue-nachos fusion, host Noah Cappe has a field day. Later, he heads north of the border to the Red River Exhibition in Manitoba, Canada, where quintessential Canadian cuisine gets a carnival twist with Prairie Poutine and a Habanero Crunch Burger.

Saturday
Oct 21
3pm | 2c
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.

Saturday
Oct 21
3:30pm | 2:30c
Season 3, Episode 17

Everything's Better With Bacon

Resistance is futile: Everything's better with bacon and Noah Cappe is here to prove it. As he travels to festival and fairs across the country, Noah finds the biggest, baddest and best bacon dishes around.

Wednesday
Dec 20
9am | 8c
Season 3, Episode 14

Freak Show of Funnel Cakes

Noah Cappe is sampling the craziest and most delicious funnel cakes from across the country. There's a spin on this classic treat to appeal to everyone: A farm-fresh Funnel Cake Sundae in Ohio, a maple syrup-drenched Funnel Fried Bacon in Georgia, funnel cakes featuring pumpkin in Kentucky, apples in Pennsylvania, and nacho cheese and jalapenos in California.

Wednesday
Dec 20
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 3, Episode 16

Hot Doggin'

Host Noah Cappe visits festivals and fairs across the country in search of frankly delicious dogs. From a crab dip smothered dog in Maryland, to a cheesy, spicy Chile Relleno Dog in California and dessert dogs covered in whipped cream and chocolate, it's time to "ketchup" with your family's favorites in this Carnival Eats special episode.

Wednesday
Dec 20
10am | 9c
Season 3, Episode 18

Ice Cream Dreams

Noah Cappe samples ice cream sensations from sweet to savory. Whether it's piled on top of delicious homemade donuts, or snuggling in-between bacon wafers, these ice cream dream dishes will have you begging for more, brain freeze and all.

Wednesday
Dec 20
10:30am | 9:30c
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.

Wednesday
Dec 20
11am | 10c
Season 3, Episode 15

Say Cheese!

Host Noah Cappe dives into some of the cheesiest dishes featured on Carnival Eats, both savory and sweet. There's Deep Fried Mac and Cheese at the Calgary Stampede in Canada, Cowboy Pistolettes in Texas, Classic Cheese Curds in Wisconsin, and an insane bacon-covered New York Cheesecakes.

Wednesday
Dec 20
11:30am | 10:30c