The Alameda County Fair in Pleasanton, Cal., is toured in the Season 1 finale by host Anthony Anderson, who chows down on a burger stuffed with mac and cheese and a lobster dog. Also: He takes ice cream and turns it into a spaghetti-and-meatball sundae.
Anthony finds a melting pot of treats at the San Diego County Fair, where he ends the day taking part in a bubble gum-blowing contest. Also: He satisfies his hunger with Thai chicken fry bread and a chile relleno cheeseburger.
A carnival in Sacramento is highlighted by cowboys aplenty, a lesson in milking a cow and Anthony taking a daring ride. Also: He eats a burger with a "cheese skirt" and a bacon-topped cinnamon roll sundae.
Host Anthony Anderson travels coast-to-coast tasting indulgent carnival fare and participating in fun contests in this series, which premieres with a trip to Raleigh for the Got to Be NC Festival. Among the dishes highlighted are redneck egg rolls and a bacon-wrapped, deep-fried dessert. Also: Anthony enters a lumberjack competition and bets the farm at the pig races.
Because it's never too early to plan Thursday night... two months from now.