Orange Thing

This drink is the house specialty at Birmingham's Bottega Restaurant. Now you can serve it in your home as well.


Makes 1 serving

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes


2 cups ice cubes
1/4 cup vodka
2 tablespoons orange liqueur
1/4 cup fresh orange juice
Garnish: orange slice


Combine first 4 ingredients in a martini shaker. Cover with lid, and shake until thoroughly chilled. Remove lid, and strain into a chilled martini glass. Serve immediately. Garnish, if desired.

Note: For testing purposes only, we used Grand Marnier for orange liqueur.

Wayne Russell,

Bottega Italian Restaurant, Birmingham, Alabama,

Southern Living

December 2004
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