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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.
Noah Cappe begins his journey at the Royal Winter Fair in Toronto, Canada, where the Blue Balsamic has Noah saying "yes, cheese" while The Mean Green is pretty nice! He tries on The Great Canadian Rosti, and tops it all off with the Massive Marshmallow Crunch. Later, he makes his way down to the State Fair of Louisiana, where the specialties include Lupita's Gorditas and The Five Pounder burger. He ends his culinary adventure with the sweet Not Yo' Average Nachos.
At the spectacular Magical Winter Lights in Houston, two very bright vendors turn Noah Cappe on to fusion favorites The Torthai and The Koagie Dog. Then Noah tries his hand at making a Deep Fried Root Beer Float and torches a Berry Brulee Waffle. Next, he snacks to the future at Dickens on the Strand in Galveston, Texas, donning some Victorian finery for a trip back to Dickensian England. On the menu are Fagin's Fried Shrimp, Scotch Eggs and Deep Fried Baklava.
The South Florida Fair in West Palm Beach is one of the first events of the calendar year, and our vendors start the season off right with whacky takes on some fairground classics, with The Waffle Burger and the Donut Philly Cheesesteak. 'Zanado Fries and a S'mores Cobbler round off the day. Then Noah Cappe heads west to the National Western Stock Show and Rodeo in Denver, where he gets down with The F Bomb. The Uber-Tater is the ultimate in comfort food, while the Icy Apple Dream sends Noah home on a cloud.
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.
Noah Cappe joins the crowds of the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo in Texas to experience the meaty Cowboy Burrito and the Texan Juicy Lucy. Then it's a big and bodacious take on the burrito, and Wake 'n' Cake, combining breakfast cereal with the classic funnel cake. At the Florida State Fair in Tampa, The Bacon Burger Bomb gets Noah's heart pumping, then there's a Funnel Cake Pizza to sample along with the Chocoberry Orie, a triple decker sweet.
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.
Noah Cappe takes a bite out of the Great New York State Fair where The Defibrillator gets his heart pumping. Then he tries on two local favorites -- the piquant Buffalo Chicken Mac and Cheese and the Crispy Clamwich. For dessert, he wolfs down PB&J Ice Cream. Then it's off to Columbia for the South Carolina State Fair, where the floods don't stop Noah from sinking his teeth into The Super Stick and a Monster Meatball Sub, before The King's Corn Dog gets Noah all shook up.
The Norfolk County Fair in Ontario, Canada, is a culinary carnival. Noah Cappe appreciates the Thanksgiving Bowl, Butter Bacon Poutine, the Cheeseburger Eggroll, and downs it all with Ale and Apple Fritters. In South Carolina, he visits the Columbia Country Fair, where he takes a bite out of Gator Nuggets with Swamp Sauce, squeals with delight over the Hog on a Log and gets dinner and dessert together in the heavenly Angel and Devil Dogs.
Noah Cappe's first stop is at the North Florida Fair in Tallahassee, where he feels the burn with Dead Heat Tacos. He then takes on the Bacon Blast, the two and a half-foot Belly Buster Philly Cheesesteak and Reverend Larry's Oxtail. Next, he heads over the border to the Erin Fall Fair in Ontario, Canada, where he meets up with the original apple dumpling gang for their Ag Ladies Apple Dumplings, goes hog wild for Pork Belly Sliders and carries a torch for Crackle Lanterns.
Noah Cappe kicks things off at the Big E in West Springfield, Mass., where he "meats up" with a deconstructed Turducken Sandwich and the award-winning Country Fried Shepherd's Pie. He ends the day on a sweet note with two desserts: Deep Fried Fruit Punch and The Big E-clair. Then, at the Gwinnett County Fair in Georgia, meat is on the menu for every course as Noah chows down on a Sunday Dinner Sundae and the Funnel Fried Bacon for dessert.
Mouthwatering midway munchies are on the menu at the Delaware County Fair in Walton, N.Y., where Noah Cappe goes wild for the Spaghizza, packs on the pork with Freshman 15 Fries, snaps to attention for the Veteran's Clam's n' Corn and communes with the Holy Cannoli. Then at the North Georgia State Fair in Marietta, Noah's day starts off just right with the Slammin' Salmon Breakfast Biscuit, then the Bird Dog has Noah begging for more and the Dirt Road Banana Split makes him lick his bowl clean.
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.
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.
Noah Cappe is at the Eastern Carolina Agricultural Fair in Florence, S.C., where the Calzagna has him dancing for joy. He then peels into a Deep Fried Philly Blossom, gets hot for a Smokin' Okra Burger and investigates the Deep Fried Banana Pudding. Next, at the Mountain Mandarin Festival in Auburn, Calif., the launches into the Atomic Habanero Tots, The Big Yum and a Mandarin Cheesecake Pizza.
The York Fair in Pennsylvania has been drawing crowds since 1765, and has had 250 years to perfect its carnival eats! Host Noah Cappe decks the halls with a Taste of Christmas, goes off on the Burger Bomb Pretzel, enjoys a Fork Free Chick'n'Waffle and the patriotic Apple Pie Funnel Cake earns a very big salute. Then, Noah heads to upstate New York to the Steuben County Fair where he attains sandwich nirvana with the Steuben Cuban, feels the burn with Five Alarm Fried Fudge and finds the pot of gold at the end of the Rainbow Sugar Waffle.
At the Paris Fair in Ontario, Canada, Noah Cappe gets regal with Her Majesty's Feast, ponders a Meat Pie Poutine, gets down and dirty with the Dirtburger and bites off more than he can chew with the gigantic Maddy Moo's Wrap Attack. At the Washington County Fair in New York, he taps into Sugar Shack Cotton Candy, bites into Bleu Ribbon Fries and eats himself into knots with the Twisted S'More.
Host Noah Cappe sets sail for The Great Frederick Fair in Maryland, where he goes all in for The Whole Hog, finds his sea legs with The Crabby Dog and rounds out his plate with Cake-a-Dilla and dances for joy with the Hula Boat. At New York's Wyoming County Fair the specialties include the mouthwatering Monster Veggie Wrap, the Mexita and the Exploding Fireball Taffy.
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.
Noah Cappe lifts the lid on the American melting pot to reveal some decadent, delicious results. When fairgoers meet fusion foods, the results can only be world domination.
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.
Noah Cappe kicks things off in Polk County, Minnesota where he goes local with the North Woods Sandwich and Barbe-chos, and feels right at home at the Red River Valley Fair with the Redneck Taco.
In North East, Penn., host Noah Cappe eats a Peanut Butter and Banana Sandwich even The King would approve of, and checks out a Chicken-Stuffed Pretzel so good, it's got Noah all shook up. Next, Noah heads across the country to the California State Fair. The fair highlights the state's fresh produce in dishes like Spaghetti Ice Cream, where California strawberries are the base of the "sauce" in this frozen delight. And the famous Lobster Corn Dog gets crowds lining up to sample some of the freshest seafood on the West Coast.
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.
The hills are alive with the sound of satisfied stomachs at the Burlington, Ontario, Canada, Sound of Music Festival, where Noah Cappe gives a rave review to a hit parade of new releases: The Rockin' Roti hits all the right notes, while the OMG Bar has Noah singing the blues after he eats the whole thing. Then Noah takes the show on the road and arrives at the Red River Valley Fair in North Dakota, where he gets up close and personal with local favorites Minneapple Pie and Jalapeno Wontons.
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