|A Tun at Xochi|
James Beard Award-winner Hugo Ortega and the H Town Restaurant Group culinary team\’s Xochi completely impresses on all levels. Xochi\’s, meaning to bloom or catch fire, menu celebrates the sensational flavors of Oaxaca with an impressive Oaxaca-inspired food and drink. The talented kitchen at Xochi is known for their house-made masas, a delightful variety of unique moles, house-made quesillo, imported Oaxacan and more.
|Mezcal Old Fashion at Xochi|
Beverage Director Sean Beck cultivated an exceptional bar program showcasing an extensive offering of Mezcals, tequilas, Mexican craft beers and phenomenal wines.
I was delighted by the Crudo offerings on the menu at Xochi! The breathtaking Atun has flash-seared tuna, cucumber, jicama, mangosteen, mole vinaigrette. I was splendidly surprised how well mole beautifully pairs with seared tuna.
|Pulpo at Xochi|
|Pulpo at Xochi|
I can’t resist pulpo when it’s on the menu and the Pulpo dish at Xochi did not disappoint. The dish has crispy wood-roasted octopus, tender masa pancake, brightly flavored puya pepper adobo and toasted pumpkin seeds.
|Daily Enchiladas at Xochi|
The kitchen at Xochi offers a daily selection of Enchiladas topped with mole (pictured is a tomato mole), pyramid of perfectly cooked rice and black beans.
|Cremeso de Chocolate at Xochi|
From drinking chocolates to grandiose chocolate art, the desserts at Xochi are as easy on the eyes as they delight the tastebuds. The delectable Cremeso de Chocolate is chocolate cake encapsulated intimately in creamy mousse, plated with strawberry and an elegant chocolate branch complete with blossoms.
Xochi is one of the best dining experiences I had in 2017. The bar program is brilliant, the cuisine is true art and service impeccable. If you are seeking an extraordinary dining experience in Houston, look no further than Xochi.
Sun: 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Mon-Thur: 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Fri- Sat: 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM
Mon-Fri: 3:00 PM to 6:30PM