El Ruso

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L.A. restaurants with Mexican food delivery and takeout

Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • April 3, 2020

Carryout tacos from El Ruso in Boyle Heights. (Bill Addison / Los Angeles Times) El Ruso Walter Soto and Julia Silva make some of the most spectacular tacos in Los Angeles. Silva is a tortilla artist; Sonoran-style flour discs are her pliant canvases. Soto

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Review: El Ruso in Boyle Heights has some of the best tortillas in L.A.

Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • January 16, 2020

craft; it was as if she had vision in her hands. Her mastery yielded nearly translucent, elastic discs. Julia Silva makes flour tortillas. (Silvia Razgova / For The Times) The magnificence of the tacos has made El Ruso a crucial stop on the Los Angeles

three years, and they’ve been perfecting their techniques together for 20. Combining culinary traditions from Sonora and Baja California, El Ruso looks to be made for the moment in tacos. Soto is a native of Tijuana. He was 17 when he landed his first