^Pentagon Hot Dog Stand, Cold War Legend, to be Torn Down. United States Department of Defense. September 20, 2006 [2010-05-06]. 'It's rumored that a portion of their (Soviet) nuclear arsenal was directed at that building, the Pentagon hot dog stand,' tour guides tell visitors as they pass the stand. 'This is where the building earned the nickname Cafe Ground Zero, the deadliest hot dog stand in the world.'