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A Story by Martha

This place is sweet! I love the story about the guy who ate the bicycle. Incredible. I'm violently allergic to cilantro/coriander. I ended up in the intensive care unit with a tube down my throat ...



A Story by Rebecca

As the daughter of a midwestern mom whose only cooking spices included salt, pepper, and a bit of paprika, I never encountered cilantro growing up. On an exchange trip to Taiwan in college, I bit int...



A Story by Maggie

During college I learned to eat and enjoy a wide variety of foods from the far east - Indian, Japanese (raw fish, yum!), Thai, etc. So when I returned to Northern Virginia after graduation, I decided ...



A Story by Miss Poppy

Until now I thought I was alone, but that was okay, because everyone else was obviously out of their minds.

I was a foodie, had been in the business 15 years, and was quite an adventurous ea...



A Story by Arthur

Oh my God i thought i was the only one...okay you see i hate cilanto. i really do. with a passion. its a running joke with my family and friends. for some reason, not only do i find cilantro absolut...



A Story by Adam T.

A blurry memory, but important nonetheless, i remember going through my family refrigerator as a child, and grabbing the cilantro to see what it was, and immediately freaking out as the scent got all ...



A Story by Larissa

One night a group of us went to what is "supposed" to be one of the best Thai restaurants in Sydney, and the memory of that night will forever be burnt into my memory, in a way that things s...



A Story by LadyInBlack

I was young, it was my first full-time job. I often went out with my friends mid-week and got insanely drunk, as 19-year-olds (in Australia) do... one day I came to work, struggled through the morning...



A Story by Raygan

I went over to my friend Lily's house on the promise that she was going to make burgers and that they were going to be AWESOME. Turns out it was actually her mother making the burgers, and the woman w...



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I managed a fastfood Mexican restaurant about 14 years ago. In the mornings, I chopped the cilantro for the pico de gallo sauce. I can still smell it in my nightmares. That horrid smell would perme...



A Story by D Turing

At a fancy-pants pizza/pasta place in Atlanta they have a bbq chicken pizza, with cilantro. I always make them swap it out for basil!...



A Story by Marcelo

I am from Buenos Aires, Argentina. Back in 1989, Cilantro was an almost exotic thing to know about here, but I happened to live for half a year in Bogotá, Colombia, and stumble upon this kitchen plagu...



A Story by Geoscott

The first time I discovered the nasty herb, I was working at a restaurant here in Northern California (as a dishwasher. My first teenage job.)

We received free meals, but the restaurant was a...



A Story by Andrea

OHHHH YAY Im not alone! I friggin HATE those little things. The first time I ever had it, was in a taco, where I must have eaten like a cilantro leaf the size of....of..a tiny TV remote control butto...



A Story by Jeremy

I am lucky enough to have lived in the hindu kingdom of Nepal. This place has a lot going for it, but one big problem (besides the political intrigue of current events) is that these people infuse ev...



A Story by Jami Bernard

Ah, I remember it well -- the very first time I experienced cilantro. It was in the early '80s, and the foul thing appeared in a container of take-out Vietnamese food. Perhaps this was cilantro's firs...



A Story by Dave

My story starts with a family torn apart by cilantro, but ends with forgiveness. I call it, “The lady doth protest too much, methinks.”

About a year ago, my brother married an amazing woman....



A Story by Billie Nell

I hate cilantro, I mean I really, really hate cilantro. I love green, and I love everything that is paired with cilantro, I even love the shape of it and the way it grows. But it cannot be trusted. ...



A Story by Roy

I first ran across cilantro when trying a spring roll at a Vietnamese place in 1990. Up until then, I had lived a wonderful cilantro-free existence.

By 1995, it seemed I could no longer orde...



A Story by Kris Hirst

I spent the better part of 1986 in Mexico, and the worst thing I had to eat down there was a lizard taco. I thought it was the lizard, until I returned to the states, and my roomies held a bit dinner ...



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