Jonathan Gold studies the aguachile at El Coraloense

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The plates at family-friendly restaurant El Coraloense in Bell Gardens may not be perfectly Instagram-ready, but they’re easy for many to love. Their aguachile plate features juicy, tart shrimp in a rustic salsa, giving the whole plate a very “Ugly Delicious” vibe. However, the bright flavors and fresh ceviche keep the establishment in necessary rotation for LA Times food critic Jonathan Gold.