Houston Culinary Awards
“Best Sweets” Nominee
Best Cupcakes in Houston
Who’s cupcakes stand tallest in Houston? Those bragging rights belong to Ooh La La Dessert Boutique, whose delicious, dolled up dreamboats won both best vanilla and best red velvet cupcakes in a recent smackdown hosted by the Houston Press.
Dessert/Cheese Category, 2nd Place
Rodeo Uncorked Best Bites Competition
Wunderkind Vanessa O’Donnell’s chic boutique serves sinfully good cannoli, decadent chocolate chip cookies and all manner of pies, cakes and cupcakes.
Houston’s Hottest Chef
My Table Magazine
It’s never to far to drive west if the reward means signature jumbo cupcakes custom designed with toppings at the cupcake bar, dozens of wicked specialty coffee drinks, or a retail store stocked with dreamy gifts
Best Houston Bakery
Prime Living Magazine
Everything O’Donnell makes is handmade, from scratch, using original recipes, sometimes her own, sometimes those from family tradition. Her confections are never too heavy, never to dense, and always completely decadent.
Chef Vanessa O’Donnell’s cupcakes are confection perfection.
It’s evident that pastry chef owner Vanessa O’Donnell is a perfectionist as all of her creations taste as exquisite as they look. One visit to Ooh La La and you’ll wonder how you ever stayed inside the loop before.