Review: At El Coraloense, Jonathan Gold looks past the aguachiles' appearances and finds deliciousness

Jonathan Gold reviews a family-run restaurant in Bell Gardens focusing on the cuisine of Nayarit and Sinaloa. So many ceviches!
Jonathan Gold • Los Angeles Times • April 27, 2018
A plate of ceviche can be a lovely thing, raw seafood briefly cured with fresh citrus and aromatics, a preparation often vivid with bright, fresh chile, translucent wisps of thinly shaved onion and fish that seems to glow from within. Ceviche is...
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