The Story of El Taurino and L.A.’s First CDMX-Style ‘Two-Bite’ Tortilla that Changed the City’s Taco Life Forever
May 6, 2021
Adolfo Martinez has been in the taco business since 1972. That year his older brother, the late Raul Martinez, brought a corn tortilla from Mexico City that would change Los Angeles forever: the two-bite, four-and-a-half-inch, taquería-sized corn tortilla. “It was a different time back then. The tacos were big, and you could only get carne asada. It was super easy then [to cross the border]. You could even get across dancing!” Don Adolfo tells L.A. TACO.”