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A Story by Lillie

When I was in high school, my first job was at a Local Pizza Place. This said Local Pizza Place offered a "Southwest Chicken Pizza". On this pizza of southwested-ness, is none other than c...



A Story by Jen

I have hated cilantro since I first encountered it back in 1987 while eating at a restaurant in Providence, RI (the memory is still vivid). Since then, I take every effort to avoid it (I will spend b...



A Story by Eric

I was eating sushi, which was shaped to look like a dragon. The dragon had little antennas that looked like long green stems. The sushi itself was delicious, and after I was finished, I decided to t...



A Story by J. Nunnynam

Cilantro, from my experience, is definitley an acquired taste. a few years ago, I moved to England to go to school and during my first few months there, I just about starved! Anything you could pop in...



A Story by KK

Ohmigosh.....and to think that I was suffering alone all these years...I could have really used the internet back in the day?!

My first memory (pre-cilantro) was when I when I was a kid....ho...



A Story by Dana

Cilantro is like a bad penny, it just keeps turning up. I was at the greenhouse the other day, buying herbs for my patio garden. I could not smell because I had a cold, so I read the labels. A few day...



A Story by Wil

Beware of the Quesadilla Explosion Salad from Chili's. So one day a group of coworkers and I headed for Chili's Restarant one fine night afterwork for a quick bite and some drinks. Since our local Ch...



A Story by Ali

I'm just wondering when Cilantro became the New Parsley? I can't even order a salad anymore without it being covered in it...chicken, cilantro...fish, Cilantro...Rice...Cilantro. My family finds it ne...



A Story by ChristineB

My life experience with cilantro was, until last month, a long, nondescript period of vague discomfort and malaise. I understood the fact that cilantro was to be avoided, but like a dog that has been...



A Story by Jen

The REAL "C-word"
Is it me? Or, did cilantro seem to burst on the scene in the 1990s? (I won't ask where it was before that because I DON'T want to know.)
My first cilantro experienc...



A Story by Atenhate

I went out to supper and ordered curry. I couldn't eat it. I sent it back. They told me nothing wrong with it. The sensation was like having a piece of tinfoil in my mouth touching a tooth filling...



A Story by Jen

My worst experience with cilantro doesn't actually involve eating it, just smelling it. Last summer, they re-landscaped the area around my college dorm. The first week of classes, I was walking home...



A Story by Mike

So I'm in Viet Nam in 1967 teaching school and building wells. And we have Vietnamese cook who is hiding from the RVN and the VC. He cooks VN food, which is basically soup, every night on a small ker...



A Story by Sandy

About 10 years ago I was making a new recipe and it called for cilantro. I had never cooked with it before but I do enjoy most fresh herbs. Well, I didn't really care for the smell while chopping it...



A Story by Garrett

So I was eating pico de gallo at my favies restaurant and out of NOWHERE bam the digusting taste of cilantro destroys my whole meal. It too the staff 3 hours to coax me out of the bathroom. I also had...



A Story by Ryan

My second year in college I was trying to expand from the basic college diet (ramen and easy mac) to the advance college diet (ramen, easy mac, chips and salsa, frozen pizza) since I actually had a fr...



A Story by Wallabbie

My FIRST cilantro story...not necessarily my WORST
About 20 years ago my sister and her two boys were visiting me from Connecticut, and I took them to a very nice Mexican restaurant in Dallas, one...



A Story by Kevin

I didn't mind cilantro until I had it in a salad. I couldn't place the taste of the repulsive weed until I remembered that there was cilantro in it. Now the taste triggers my gag reflex....



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Last year, I was a member of a leadership organization on campus at the college I attend. Now, the meetings that I had to attend for said organizations were, to say the least, hellishly and intolerab...



A Story by Bookworm

I have always disliked the taste of cilantro and refused to eat anything that contained it--why not just grate soap onto a salad or salsa? In any case, imagine my excitement when a Washington Post foo...



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