Feed the Beast: Austin Pictures

It's midnight in Austin, TX. Most people are fast asleep by now, but Mikey Roe is a man on a mission to find the city's best late-night food joint.
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Mikey Roe in the kitchen at Frank, home to "the ultimate trinity" of booze, bands and artisan sausages.

Mikey talks to customers at Frank, where he's introduced to the Jackalope: custom-made antelope, rabbit and pork sausage, with cranberry compote, sriracha aioli and cheddar cheese.

The food truck Chi'lantro's kimchi tacos are a big hit with Austin’s college scene.

Chi'lantro's kimchi fries are the ultimate in late-night fusion food.

Mikey talks to a customer at Sam's BBQ -- the go-to spot for late-night Texas barbecue.

Mikey films outside of Sam's BBQ. The restaurant offers their succulent ribs and brisket until 3 a.m.

This bridge in Austin is a well-known hangout spot where spectators gather to watch bats.

Mikey talks to a band outside of the 24-hour Magnolia Café, where musicians and roadies eat after their gigs wrap and the last amp is packed ... usually around 3 a.m.

Mikey talks to a band at Magnolia Café, where even the employees are musicians.

Mikey jams out with The G.O.A.T., a regular in Austin’s Dirty Sixth district.

Mikey eats a Cubano at Miguel's Cuban Café food truck.

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