P.D. Johnson's Dog Day Deli
3839 McKinney Ave.
Dude Factor: 8, or "Jimmy Johnson," on a scale of 1 (Jack Johnson, the musician) to 10 (Jack Johnson, the boxer)
Ah, P.D. Johnson's Dog Day Deli. From the first day we ventured into the old
Some time ago they packed up the pooch and moved to a joint further up
As far as the menu goes, we generally like the 8-step "Build-Your-Own-Johnson" option--we're dudes, after all, and we like to build stuff--but there are plenty of scripted sandwiches that will also serve you well, from steaming options like the "Hot Harley" (with roast beef, provolone and Tabasco) to cold options like the "Vinnie J" ( featuring ham, bologna, salami and pepperoncinis).
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Several members of the Dallas Observer editorial staff have their own standing order on file here because, unlike Subway, Which Wich? and Great American Hero, P.D. Johnson's delivers. They'll even bring you a damn hot dog. And while it's no Big D's Dog (R.I.P.), it's hard to complain about quality when you're lying shirtless on your couch, devouring a 7 inch, all beef wiener (what?) like a drunken David Hasselhoff.
However, you must physically visit P.D. Johnson's to bask in one of their more abundant resources: young