The Faces of Houston’s Restaurant Industry

HOUSTON’S RESTAURANTS HAVE HAD A ROUGH GO OF IT the last couple of months. In good times, it’s a tough industry to make it in, one that’s fraught with high turnover and slim profit margins...

May 11, 2020

Best of Houston® 2020: Best Taco

"When half of your menu is made up of three tacos, you better believe that it’s gotta be good. That’s the gist of the offerings at Cochinita & Co., Victoria Elizondo’s taco stand inside Politan Row Food Hall in Rice Village. Her signature taco, the cochinita pibil..."

January 23, 2020

A Good Start For Food Hall Politan Row

"Most of all, I’m excited about whatever Victoria Elizondo does at Cochinita & Co. One bite of her eatery’s namesake taco—a cochinita pibil,or braised pulled pork—and I was hooked..."

November 27, 2019

Best Traditional Taco of Tacolandia 2019

What's this item abouThere was no shortage of tacos, music, tequila, great weather and good times for Tacolandia at The Waterworks At Buffalo Bayou on Saturday, October 19. And the inner's list from the judging panel: Best Traditional Taco - Cochinita & Co. ...

October 20, 2019

Sneak Peek of Politan Row

Elizondo is a Hugo Ortega alum with a passion for the cuisine of her native Mexico. Cochinita & Co. features the chef's take on classic Mexican dishes made with natural ingredients. Moving from pop-up to food hall will allow Elizondo to expand her menu by adding ceviches to the tacos she features every Tuesday at Decatur.

August 20, 2019

The Morning After Brunch Festival by Houston Press

"The Houston Press hosted The Morning After brunch festival at the Bayou City Event Center pavilion on Saturday - September 29, 2018 in Houston, Texas. Foodies from all across Houston endured the threat of thunderstorms to indulge in delicious brunch, cocktails, and music..."

September 29, 2018

Wine & Food Week’s Sips, Suds and Tacos at the Woodlands.

“The chefs have the chance to explain the layers and the flavors in their tacos,” said Food & Vine Time Productions’s culinary director, Sherri Segari.

June 08, 2018

16th Annual Menu of Menus Extravaganza

"The Menu of Menus® Extravaganza is one of Houston's largest food & wine events featuring over 40 area restaurants alongside wine, beer and cocktail sampling."

April 10, 2018

Sugar Land Wine and Food Affair: Bar Fight

"Forget everything you know about bartending competitions. Sugar Land Wine & Food Affair’s Ultimate Bartenders Challenge is like no other! Celebrating the best of local cocktail culture, this signature festival event will feature local Bartenders who will compete to prove just who is the “best of the best”.

April 05, 2018

Hispanicize Texas

Slated for Saturday, July 29th in Houston’s iconic Silver Street Studios, Hispanicize Texas is being created to inspire, empower and engage digital content creators, cultural influencers and creative entrepreneurs in the Lone Star State, one of the largest multicultural markets in the nation.

July 29, 2017

Taco Loco by Houstonia Magazine

On June 6, 2017 Houstonia Magazine hosted the Ultimate Taco Tuesday for its first annual Taco Loco, presented by Uptown Park. Houstonia dining editor Alice Levitt and marketing & events manager Laura Tracy handpicked 13 restaurants and seven bars to serve up tacos and margaritas, respectively, to offer the crowd of more than 500 guests a pairing of unbeatable scale and quality.

June 06, 2017

Dia de los Muertos with Cochinita & co.

Cochinita & co. will be hosting a Day of the Dead event at Campesino Coffee House. We are also introducing our new pastries and dessert menu. We will have an area full of Mexican candy, churros, empanadas, calaberitas & more. This is something you do not want to miss.

November 02, 2016

DOG POP @ The Raven Tower

From the creators of the Puppies for Breakfast Dog Fest, Neue Creative and Modular Dog bring an event that provides a time for visitors to shop from the many dog-centric & creative pop-up shops in town as well as provide a time for their dogs to come play.

October 18, 2016

Beer, Beats, & Bikes @ The Raven Tower

Get your friends together on Bikes or throw your dogs in the car and come by for tasty food from a couple of breakfast / brunch food trucks and carts, tasty beer and mimosa specials from Raven Tower, and a crazy 4 hours of music from some of Houston's best Female DJs, a collaboration created by DJ Ill-set.

July 23, 2016

POP UP @ Campesino Coffee House

Our fisrt POP UP ever took place at Campesino Coffee House.

June 24, 2016

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It took place at Campesino Coffee House on June 24th, 2016. We were so nervous and had no idea what we were doing. 

Victoria, Owner

Cochinita & co.
(713) 309-6410
5420 Lawndale St. #500
Houston, TX 77023