Tortilleria Ruben

  • Food

    April 17, 2014

    Sahuayo Primo Offers Pig By the Pound

    [Hole In the Wall] This Santa Ana taquería serves porky deliciousness

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2013

    Tortilla Tuesdays: Nuño Brothers Tortilleria

    There some OC Mexican market dynasties--the Gonzalezes of Northgate, the Bonillas of El Toro, El Toro Bravo, and El Camino Real, the Rubalcavas of La Reina and Rubalcava's Bakery, the Zambranos behind Taco Mesa, La Reyna, and Soho Taco--whose imprint is all across Latino OC, whose product travels fa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2012

    No. 72. Pig Snout at Tacos & Carnitas Sahuayo

    The long-stewed trompa, pig snout, is hands-down one of my favorite discoveries of the past year. Trompa is such a rare thing to find in Orange County's taquerías that Gustavo and I both rushed down to sample the menu within the first two weeks that Tacos Y Carnitas Sahuayo had opened for business.

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2011

    Tacos Y Carnitas Sahuayo: Follow Your Nose

    ProfessorSalt.comThe nose have it​Pretty much every Mexican restaurant that caters to Mexicans sells pozole and menudo as specials on Saturday and Sunday. Because every restaurant does, there's usually nothing special about it. At the two-month-old Tacos & Carnitas Sahuayo in Santa Ana, weeken ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2011

    This Week in Food: Cone-Ing, Breastaurants, and Tamal vs. Tamale!

    ​Always awesome weeks here, so jump after the jump to learn what made us jump this week!

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2011

    Tortilla Tuesday: Tortilleria Ruben's, Santa Ana

    ​Our series looking for the best OC-made tortilla continues...tune in every Tuesday for the latest installment!The only problem I see in doing this column is that it takes commitment: most packets of tortillas contain three dozen, and although I eat tortillas with nearly every homemade meal, I don ... More >>