« Back to article: Sneak peek at Xochi: Houston's most anticipated new restaurant debuts just in time for Super Bowl

Xochi scallops mole verde
Scallops with mole verde. Photo by Eric Sandler
Xochi Tlayudas
Tlayudas, a crispy tortilla topped with beans and pork rib meat. Photo by Eric Sandler
Xochi Hugo Ortega Tracy Vaught Ruben Sean Beck
Tracy Vaught, Hugo Ortea, Ruben Ortega, and Sean Beck are ready to welcome diners to Xochi. Photo by Eric Sandler
Xochi tetela
Tetela, a blue masa envelope filled with cheese, herbs, and sauce. Photo by Eric Sandler
Xochi shrimp soup
Sopa de Piedra, shrimp soup cooked with rocks. Photo by Eric Sandler
Xochi Hugo Ortega hot chocolate
Hugo prepares a pitcher of hot chocolate. Photo by Eric Sandler
Xochi nervous traveler cocktail
The nervous traveler, a cocktail with tequila and mezcal. Photo by Eric Sandler
Xochi cheese with insects
Queso del Rancho, housemade cheese with insects. Photo by Eric Sandler
Xochi goat tacos
Crispy goat tacos. Photo by Eric Sandler
Xochi interior
A look inside a private dining room. Photo by Eric Sandler
Xochi chocolate dessert
Cremoso de Chocolate, dense soft chocolate pudding, air sponge cake, peanut powder, strawberry. Photo by Eric Sandler