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A Story by Mark Taranto

I've always hated cilantro -- but found it was usually easy to avoid. I love spicy food, though. In my 40s, I went back to school & moved to Berkeley for my PhD. To my horror, I found that you ...



A Story by Debbie Took

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The first time I came across coriander (I'm in UK) was in curry. I kept telling my boyfriend that every so often I'd come across this really vile taste in my curry, had he noticed it, and...



A Story by Moodmachine

It was in the early 80's. I was a college student. I went to Mexico for a month to study. During the last week I spent time in the state of Oaxaca and on my last night in Mexico, I ordered some po...



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My first encounter with it was on a date many years ago, the first with that particular fellow, and he suggested a Vietnamese restaurant. Since I like Japanese food (at least, the Americanized versio...



A Story by Maxwell

i was in the city and dropped by my dad's office to say hello and pass the time, he suggested we go for lunch. anyways there is this thai restraunt right next to his work, he tells me he goes there of...



A Story by Dan

It's amazing to me that I am just now finding this site after suffering from this cilantro affliction for years. I only recently realized i hated cilantro after all of my friends gave rave reviews of...



A Story by Michele

Okay well I was eating one of those pre packaged salads and enjoying every bite until I tasted something disgusting. I didn't know what it was but I hated it! This went on for a month or so. I tried t...



A Story by Chris

I was about 17 when I first encountered cilantro. I was working in the kitchen of a health food store. I enjoyed the job, until I had to make up a recipe that included cilantro.

In the walk i...



A Story by Lori

I almost cried with joy when I saw this website mentioned in the Baltimore Sun over the weekend. I thought I was the only cilantro-hater in the world! If there is any chance that cilantro will appea...



A Story by JoeluvsJo

I first tasted the fowl herb in "Crystal Soup" and didn't know what it was... other than I was NEVER ordering "Crystal Soup" again. I went on with my life happy but detered from t...



A Story by MerryM

Dear readers my first experience with Cilantro/Coriander was so traumatic that I have spent many years purging the details from my memory, please forgive my ambiguity, as I forge ahead with my tale ...



A Story by Robert

I could never figure out what some Italian and Mexican places put on their stuff that made me sick, until eating a salad with "it" in it. Some friends I was eating with whom I told about the...



A Story by Josh

I was a teenager in 1992, and I was sitting with my parents in a Mexican restaurant. Over the years I had slowly developed what you might call an almost unconditional love for all foods Mexican. Be ...



A Story by Josh

My story goes like this:

I don't remember my first experience clearly, but I do know that the first time I put some into my mouth and experienced that almost physical slapping sensation that ...



A Story by Cruiser

I grew up in NJ, where there were no Mexican restaurants, not even a Taco Bell. When I moved to Denver, I experienced Mexican food for the first time. However, the salsa tasted like soap, and I thou...



A Story by ToddJ

I first encountered this inexplicably popular herb in about 1985, when I was at a nice Italian restaurant with several friends. We often got wonderful pizzas from this place, so I thought I'd go for...



A Story by Cass

The first time I noticed cilantro, I thought an animal had crawled into my mouth, crapped, and then crept up my nose to die. My boyfriend and my sister hate it too - but everyone else looks at me in s...



A Story by Ian

I don't know what antichrist has led the proliferation of this devil-weed into every restaurant and indeed almost every dish in America, but whoever they are, they should be shot in the street.
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A Story by Krista

I have a sad cilantro story to share with you. My dear husband slaved away on a dinner meal that I cajoled him into making for us, on a Monday night, no less. The meal was loftily entitled "Fru...



A Story by Marc

This site is proof that I wasn't being tortured by a being of higher power for misdeeds in a past life! There are truly others who can't stand this herb!
I cannot stand cilantro; and by that, I m...



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