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A Story by Dom

I lived in Mexico when I was 6 to around 9. We lived in a nice neighborhood surrounded by thick concrete walls. Although some houses had grassy yards, the space in between the houses was wasteland. Th...



A Story by Sherry Schult

Why does EVERY type of restaurant use this disgusting herb in the most unlikely dish??? It doesn't have to be Mexican or Asian...it's everywhere!!!! This crap tastes like soap to me and everywhere I ...



A Story by Carole

In our home, cilantro was always called "wet dog" because it TASTED like the SMELL of our outdoor dog when he was getting a bath...disgusting. Now I realize it was the soapy, dirty, wet smel...



A Story by Dustin

I worked in produce while going to college. My idiot manager had no concept of inventory, and although we usually sold 2 cases of cilantro a week at most, he ordered 12 cases since it was on sale. 1...



A Story by Olivia

I've never really had cilantro before... So whenever people would say its gross, I'd say they're being dramatic.

Until today.

I was eating Pho, a traditional Asian soup, and there ...



A Story by Herbhater

Bless you all! I thought I was alone in my hatred of this vile weed!
I used to get delicious quesadillas from a resturant near my house. Then one day it tasted horrible...same cook, same ingredi...



A Story by Vespers Keith

The past few years of my life have possibly been the most distraught. It all started in my Sophomore year in High School. My grandmother died early on in the school year and something her and my mothe...



A Story by Jay Russel

When I was 19 I went to Costa Rica with my friend. We went to a very poor little town in the south near the Panamanian boarder where his stepdad was from. The first night we ate at his uncles bar/re...



A Story by VJones

On our wedding day 26 years ago, my new bride and I went to a fancy Mexican restaurant at the fancy resort hotel where we were going to spend our honeymoon. As is typical for a Mexican restaurant, we ...



A Story by Cilantro Hater

I visited a bar after work on a Friday night, a place that I usually step by for a "cold beverage." I ordered a cold mug of beer and the barkeep ordered out for a pizza for happy hour snacks...



A Story by Denise Grover

I used to eat all kinds of ethnic foods, but no more. Cilantro has ben added to many of my favorite dishes and I hate it! It really angers me when a waitress say, "I love cilantro, " after I...



A Story by Maria Teresa Toto

So that is what you call those leaves that they mistake x parsley.
Well yrs. ago I was sold cilandro x parsley too ! and when I went home and cooked oh, my it was disgusting !! How can anyone be ...



A Story by Visii

About 3 years ago my now fiance took me to get quesadillas. I've never been here before and have never tasted fresh cilantro before so of course I say "Yes please put everything on it." Litt...



A Story by Dan

I first tasted cilantro in Vietnam in 1970. They used to like to put it in soup. At that time, I had no idea what it was. I figured that I had just gotten hold of some bad food -- in Vietnam, you w...



A Story by Jim Dennis

The year was 1979 and I was 17, my friend's Mexican wife made salsa for burritos and it was the most amazing Mexican food I'd ever eaten. I grew up in L.A., and was no stranger to Mexican cuisine, but...



A Story by Steph

I was raised in a family of people who love cilantro. I avoid it like the plague. My entire life my mother has made special dishes for me without cilantro and even when she cooks with it the very smel...



A Story by Nathan

I've eaten at several really good Latin/Mexican restaurants and everything was peachy except in every salad I tasted I kept getting waves of a disgusting acrid flavor. I passed it off as just a spice ...



A Story by Chai Tee

I can't stand the smell or taste of cilantro. I worked in a grocery store as a cashier and every time a customer purchased some cilantro I had to hold it as far as I could from my face to prevent myse...



A Story by Rowena

Aloha to all my "ohana" out there!!!! Yay! Haters of yucklantro unite! Awesome to meet you all. My first time being poisoned with it was at a restaurant Cafe Pesto in Hawaii. I had their sal...



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My first encounter was only 4 short years ago. I had gone my whole life blissfully unaware of the terrible awfully ness that could be lurking around any corner. I wished I could have stated that way.....



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