The Stand recently opened at 2916 McKinney, just where the street splits to one-way traffic. The name is a reference to a burger or hotdog "stand," and inside two Airstream trailers serve as such. The patio that wraps around the front of the restaurant could be a cool spot to hang on a nice day.
The menu is a field-guide to the glorious and gluttonous side of American junk food, and the Mac Daddy Dog (photo above) just might be the defining item. It starts with a Jumbo Nathan's dog wrapped in bacon, lightly fried with mac n' cheese, topped with chili, cheese and two Tearjerker onion rings all served on a hoagie bun ($5.50).
Other "Doggies" include The Mutt (just a plain old dog), a Dirty Dog (chili and cheese), a Dog Pile (topped with brisket and queso), a Sloppy Dog (Chicago style), Coney Corny Dog, a Brew Brat and a Spicy Brew Brat. All cost around $5.50 and sides are separate.
Standwiches include chicken, falafel, and The Big Cheese (crusty Italian with Brie, Muenster, French fried onions and a fried egg). They also have five different burgers, wings, nachos and pizza all to be washed down with a variety of import and domestic beers or margaritas. Oh, and fried Twinkies.
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Parking is in back, so just swing around to the right just after you've passed it on McKinney. They're open late on Friday and Saturday nights.