NFA Burger in Dunwoody, Georgia

I met NFA Burger‘s Billy Kramer a few years ago when he came to Miami for the South Beach Wine & Food Festival Burger Bash. He was solely writing about burgers under the name @BillysBurgers on Instagram at the time.

We hit it off instantly. People with a burger obsession tend to get along well and behave as if they were long-lost friends or, in this case, burger brothers.

NFA Burger visits Miami, Florida

NFA Burger Hamburger House Party Countertop Sign
NFA Burger Hamburger House Party Countertop Sign

The next thing I knew, Billy was doing pop-ups in late 2018, making burgers under the NFA Burger banner. So I invited him to my Hamburger House Party event in April 2019.

I finally got my hands on one of his delectable burgers. It did not disappoint.

I ate and enjoyed that burger like it was my last meal. Billy nailed it.

NFA Burger at Hamburger House Party 2019
NFA Burger at Hamburger House Party 2019

Award-Winning Burgers

He’s picked up wins at competitions like Atlanta Food Wars People’s Choice Burger, World Food Championships Top 10 Signature Burger, and the Taste of Chamblee’s Best Burger.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution named NFA Burger the Best Burger in Metro Atlanta on May 26th, 2020.

Pop-Up + Book Signing in Atlanta

On the last couple of days of my book signing tour in May 2019, I was driving through Atlanta. Billy and I had wanted to collaborate on an event together.

He was doing one of his NFA Burger pop-ups at Big Sky Buckhead on my final night in Atlanta. Billy suggested we morph it into a pop-up slash book signing, so we did.

NFA Burger w/Tots in Dunwoody, Georgia
NFA Burger w/Tots

The Billy’s Burgers Classic is a smashed double-stack cheeseburger with American cheese, pickles, and mustard on a Martin’s Potato Roll with seasoned tater tots and Sassy dipping sauce.

I enjoyed one during the book signing and then another later with some of those tasty tots and Sassy sauce; it was just as good as I remembered it.

If Billy is doing one of his NFA Burger pop-ups, you better make sure you’re there supporting. In the court of Burger Beast, it’s a crime punishable by banishment from the burger community.

P.S.: NFA is an acronym for Not Fooling Around.

NFA Burger Update

NFA Burger is no longer doing pop-ups. Instead, they have a brick-and-mortar location (5465 Chamblee Dunwoody Road) in Dunwoody, Georgia.

A Gift to the Burger Museum

I was putting together the physical location for my Burger Museum in early 2016 when Billy mentioned an old Coca-Cola machine that his Mom had given to his father as a gift well over thirty years ago.

She would have the Coca-Cola company deliver Coke bottles to keep the machine well-stocked for the family to enjoy.

I’m a giant Coca-Cola fan, and I loved the story.

Kramer Family Coca Cola Machine in the Burger Beast Burger Museum
Kramer Family Coca-Cola Machine

Billy donated the Coke machine to my museum.

Both of his parents had passed. He felt they would have loved the idea of the vintage soda dispenser finding a permanent home at a museum.

I was and am still speechless about this gesture.

Billy, thanks for thinking enough of me to take care of a piece from your family’s history.

NFA Burger Seasoning

NFA Burger Seasoning, available in Sweet & Sassy
NFA Burger Seasoning, available in Sweet & Sassy

I was visiting Billy’s hometown of Atlanta, Georgia when he gave me some of his new seasonings. It was so good.

It wasn’t a one-and-done kind of seasoning. You can season your proteins and homemade burgers, but it’s equally great on french fries or popcorn.

There are two versions, and I prefer the “Sassy” version with its more in-depth flavor profile.

I Finally Made It!

NFA Burger in a gas station in Dunwoody, Georgia
NFA Burger

It took a Burger Benefit happening for me to make it to Dunwoody, Georgia. Our first stop after a ten-hour drive from Miami was NFA Burger.

NFA Burger Double Cheeseburger in Dunwoody, Georgia
NFA Burger Double Cheeseburger

Worth the wait? Hell yeah!

NFA Burger
5465 Chamblee Dunwoody Road
Dunwoody, GA
(404) 666-2874

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Tuesday 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am – 7:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am – 7:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am – 7:30 pm

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