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For years every time I ate Mexican food, my nose would itch like crazy. For the longest time I attributed it to the rather old decor in our favorite Mexican restaurant but then I noticed this phenomen...



A Story by Amber

Summerlicious is a high-end restaurant food event here in Toronto, you pay a cheaper fee and enjoy an expensive app, main and desert. Well, my $70 dinner had no mention of cilantro in the menu, but w...



A Story by Ronster

A light at the end of a long dark cilantro tunnel!!! One of my favorite Mexican restaurants has taken the cilantro out of their guacamole. The garbage is still in their salsa, and I still take my ow...



A Story by Max

I was maybe 5 or 6 when I first had cilantro. My folks sprinkled it on my food, and I ate my meal. It sucked ass! My mom said that she hated it when she was a kid but developed a taste for it. I never...



A Story by Monkey Gone2heaven

The first time i had cilantro was in indian food. i had no idea what was causing this inability to tolerate what was in my mouth. there was no way i could eat this food, no way to make it stay in my m...



A Story by Robert Linderman

I vehemently dislike cilantro. One flake of cilantro in my food instantly ruins my food because the flavor of cilantro takes over the taste of the food on my palate. Generally, I love spicy food. I...



A Story by Karen

The first time I had cilantro was in a Mexican restaurant in San Francisco about 15 years ago. I was in college and visiting my uncle on a trip with my dad. I was starving and had just dug into my fir...



A Story by Joel

I first ran into cilantro cooking at a kosher-vegetarian restaurant in the mid-80s.

The restaurant owner wanted to add a different flavor to our tabbouleh salad and order a huge bunch of cila...



A Story by Travis

I live in Virginia in the USA which, thankfully, seems to be relatively cilantro-free. When I was 19 years old, I left home to serve a 2-year mission for my Church in Brazil. When I first got there,...



A Story by Jeff

I was in a Mexican restaurant with my wife and friends. I loved Mexican. I ordered a burrito. When the food came I tasted mine and found that it wasn't very spicey. I like hot food so I asked the ...



A Story by Diamond

It seems that within the past five years cilantro has been added to more and more dishes when I eat out. I can't stand it!!!! Why do the chefs do this???? What has caused this??? Noone asked me if ...



A Story by Mac

The same restaurants that served "staple" dishes for years in the DC area have chosen to put cilantro in these menu items.
If it's not broke don't fix it!!!
Most recently, the occide...



A Story by Mazapegul

I grew up in Italy, a cilantro free country (trust me, I spent 33 years there, and I never had to eat it, I didn't even know that such thing could exist).
Then I moved to USA, and I was soon invit...



A Story by LF Wade

My father will not chop cilantro while I am in the downstairs of the house - the odor is just too strong for me. I guess it proves he loves me....



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The first time I experienced cilantro was at a Mexican restaurant (I believe "Uncle Julio's") about 15 years ago. I was there with a party of about 10 people, family and friends.

W...



A Story by Margherita

I feel I was tricked into trying cilantro, as I was just getting into gardening, and deciding which herbs to plant... at the same time had been reading my recipe books which seemed to contain an ungod...



A Story by Kelli

I learned to despise cilantro at a young age. My family lived overseas for many years, where markets are unreliable, and vegetables poorly labeled. My mother, seeking parsley for a recipe, wasn't su...



A Story by Maria

It tastes like soap! It's bizarre that people like this vile stuff! My mom loves it, and used to put it in everything she cooked, despite my pleas, until she heard somewhere that if cilantro tastes li...



A Story by Margherita

First off... here in New Zealand, we know cilantro as "coriander", so obviously this little herb has adapted to survive in many far-off countries. I first came across "cilantro" w...



A Story by Rachel

My 2nd anniversary and my husband spent all day and lots of money creating the perfect anniversary meal which consisted of crab cakes (main spice - cilantro) and morrocan trout (covered in cilantro). ...



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