How to Make ZANA’s Oh That Becky Cocktail

Make the new Birmingham eatery’s vodka-based cocktail with this simple copycat recipe.
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The Oh That Becky cocktail garnished for the holidays. // Photograph by Emma Sandler.

On Oct. 25, 2022, The Tallulah Group, which operates Tallulah Wine Bar & Bistro in Birmingham and BESA in Detroit, opened Birmingham’s newest restaurant, ZANA.

This “modern American restaurant with European flair” is in the former space of The Bird & The Bread (210 S. Old Birmingham Ave, Birmingham), and offers a menu curated by Chef Jason Bamford that is filled with signature dishes including steak tartare; octopus with fennel; lamb chops with coco spice, and much more.


The 10,000-square-foot space includes a private dining room and exclusive dining sections executed by local designers, and a bar area that features a robust cocktail program led by mixologist Anthony Escalante.

“Guests should expect a dining experience that will transcend taste… through alluring ambiance, bold flavors and unparalleled service,” Johnny Prenci, ZANA’s general manager, said in a press release.

Oh That Becky Cocktail recipe

Bring a little piece of ZANA’s into your home by making one of their signature drinks, Oh That Becky, with this simple copycat recipe, courtesy of Anthony Escalante and ZANA.

Ingredients

  • 1.5 oz Valentine “White Blossom” Vodka
  • 1.0 oz Becherovka
  • Fresh strawberries, to taste
  • 1 oz fresh lemon juice
  • 0.5 oz simple syrup
  • Aromatic bitters

Directions 

  1. Add Valentine “White Blossom” Vodka, Becherovka, lemon juice, simple syrup and bitters in cocktail shaker
  2. Muddle strawberries and add to cocktail shaker
  3. Shake vigorously
  4. Strain into preferred glassware over ice
  5. Garnish as you please

Looking for even more copycat cocktail recipes? Learn how to make Townhouse’s Home for the Night and Prime & Proper’s Hearts & Bones at HourDetroit.com.

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