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A Story by Michael

I grew up in Houston and have eaten Tex Mex all my life. Iíve been living in the Northeast off and on for the past 26 years. Just canít find decent Tex Mex here regardless of whether it has that wee...



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Let me just say that I don't remember exactly when I first had Cilantro but perhaps 3-5 years ago at a restaurant. What I do remember is that I thought there was something wrong with food as it taste...



A Story by Reuel

My worst cilantro mishap occurred in a French restaurant in the SF Bay area. I ordered "Scallops Thermadore" ($28!) and it came with a sprinkling of the green menace all over. I could smell ...



A Story by Nancie Yomtov

I have the world's best cilantro detector. I have learned that when in India, the message is, no coriander. In Thailand, "mai pa chee".

Nancie Yomtov...



A Story by Alli

For years I thought I was allergic to Indian food. I couldn't figure out what the problem was. I'm not a picky eater at all so I wanted to try this new, ethnic cuisine. (I was in high school at the...



A Story by Jeremy

I hated cilantro for a long time before I even knew what it was. My friends and I would go to this vietnamese resaurant where they used cilantro as a garnish. At the time I thought it was parsley - ...



A Story by Elizabeth

I live in Austin, Texas, a wonderful city which, having both a large yuppie population and heavy Tex-Mex influence, is a most unfortunate place to be a cilantro hater. Recently I went to a well-known ...



A Story by Jen

My boyfriend is allergic to cilantro. His first run-in was at a mexican joint we always used to go to. All of a sudden they started putting cilantro in their salsa. We loved their food, and it was ...



A Story by Ryan

So, something very unusual happened to me last weekend.

I'm one of the unfortunate members of society who has the gene that makes cilantro taste like soap. I can sometimes ignore VERY small ...



A Story by Karen

Thank God for IHateCilantro.com!! It's wonderful to know that one is neither crazy nor alone.

I have been the object of derision for years among my friends with reptilian palates who adore...



A Story by Jenny Doll

It was the holiday season of my 18th year, and I was dinnering with my then-boyfriend's Puerto Rican family. Some delicacy was shipped from the homeland, and I was encouraged to try it. Having grown u...



A Story by Robin O'Callaghan

I first discovered I was allergic to cilantro/corriander was in the early 80s when having dinner w/ friends who had recently immigrated from VietNam. the spring rolls smelled delicious, but when I beg...



A Story by Laura

I feel like I have done this experience backwards... I never had a problem with cilantro until 5 years ago when I lost a middle-eastern meal exactly 12 hours after eating it. I assumed it was a "...



A Story by Vanessa

Oh goodness. I don't remember my first cilantro experience but I do remember my worst. My husband, when we were dating, made this beautiful, lovely looking green salad (he was trying to impress me w...



A Story by Tammy

It happened to me last year when my Mom made a "healthy salad". All Iknew is that I bit into this leafy green thing that tasted like shit! I found later that it was cilantro. The real flavor...



A Story by Alyssa

My father, may he rest in peace, knew how much I disliked cilantro. About 10 years ago I came home after school one day and set my bag down on the floor of my room. I smelled something that I recogn...



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I remember it well...My first week working at a Tex Mex Restaurant. I love Mexican food and am the type of person who will pretty much eat anything. Not anymore. I was in a training rotation so I was...



A Story by Bill

I have hated c... for over 35 years, since I walked into my nextdoor neighbor's house and almost collapsed from lack of oxygen from the smell of c... It took a long time to figure out what it was, be...



A Story by Alex

I am Jewish and am active in my schools Hillel. Every passover, part of the seder (the traditional dinner) we dip parsely in salt water. Well whoever was supposed to buy the parsely was obviously no...



A Story by Jim Hilton

I went to college in San Antonio Tx. from '68 to '72 and my parents and uncle both lived in Guadalajara ,Mexico from '75 to '87 so I am not a stranger to Mexican & Tex-Mex foods/cooking. Cilantro ...



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