Bogustown's Canadian Burger competes for Nelson's Best Burger.

Bogustown offers a Canadian classic in Nelson’s Best Burger contest

Nelson's Bogustown offers up classic flavours as it competes for Nelson's Best Burger

The classic burger has become a vessel for flavours from Indian chutneys to Greek tzatziki, but while many have taken on variations of the old favourite Bogustown continues to provide the standby with consistency.

“A great burger to me is consistent, has a nice juicy patty and is filling,” said Todd Hutt owner of Bogustown Restaurant. “I also like it to be that quick and easy option where you know what you’re getting with a burger. It’s also good when you get those burger juices on your hands and it’s a bit messy.”

Bogustown along with Jackson’s Hole, The Hume Hotel, Uptown Tavern, Finley’s Pub, Bite, Relish and Kootenay Time are competing to be named Nelson’s Best Burger.

One of Bogustown’s most popular burgers is the Canadian burger with crispy bacon and aged cheddar.

“We really try to stick with the classic burger flavours by adding lettuce, tomato, and onion,” said Hutt. “For people who like some heat in their burger we add some hot banana peppers. Some people really like that zesty kick, but we can put them on the side for those who aren’t in the spice.”

The perfect burger for Hutt not only includes bacon and cheese, but also sauteed mushrooms. He said at Bogustown they can custom make any burger.

“We have add-ons to our burgers to accommodate people’s tastes,” he said. “If someone wants to add blue cheese or feta we can do that. We don’t have it all on our menu. We can even put chilli on a burger for them, and I’ll often do specials like a chilli cheese burger or a jalapeno cheese burger.”

After making burgers for years, Hutt said Bogustown prides itself on providing a consistent product.

“Bogustown has the best burger because it is consistent and satisfies your appetite every time you come in,” he said. “We’ve been serving burgers here for years and we have it down to an art. I don’t do homemade burgers patty because I’ve had issues where I’ve gone in and had a homemade patty and it’s still raw.

“Some guys come in and they can’t finish their whole meal. It’s a really good sized portion for a great price.”

To vote for Nelson’s Best Burger visit nelsonstar.com/contests.

 

Just Posted

Voters pack Nelson mayoral forum

Candidates answered questions from journalist Glenn Hicks

EDITORIAL: Nelson mayor’s race uninspiring

An incumbent mayor, a former mayor and a clown walk into a forum

Nelson downtown holiday lighting by mid November, city says

But for this year, only on the 400 block of Baker Street

COLUMN: What Wayne Stetski did on his summer vacation

The Kootenay-Columbia MP talks cimate change, farmers markets and Bill C-281

Provincial energy incentives complement Nelson’s EcoSave program

B.C. offers homeowners new financial incentives for energy retrofits

VIDEO: Drag story time a hit at Kootenay Kids

The childcare centre invited a local performer to read to its kids

Enbridge to begin building road to access pipeline explosion site in B.C.

An explosion Tuesday knocked out a 91-centimetre line

East Kootenay waterway under the microscope

Wildsight, Sierra Club BC, Headwaters Montana and U.S. university launch water sampling program

Andrew Scheer on revamped NAFTA deal: ‘I would have signed a better one’

Conservative leader says he wouldn’t have signed USMCA

Matheson will have NHL hearing after Canucks rookie Pettersson hit

The 19-year-old Swedish centre appeared woozy after the hit

GUEST COLUMN: A better way to manage B.C.’s public construction

Claire Trevena responds to Andrew Wilkinson on NDP union policy

B.C. brewery creates bread beer from food waste

The brew aims to raise food waste awareness and provide funds for the food bank

Dad files Charter challenge after B.C. bans kids from taking transit unsupervised

Adrian Crook is taking his fight to B.C. Supreme Court

B.C. VIEWS: Cast your municipal vote for sanity on homelessness

Thousands on waiting list while anti-capitalist bullies get priority

Most Read