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Cilantro Cuisines restaurant in Oakville

Spoon and Fork in Mississauga needs to train the cooks in Oakville and they need to do it fast. I have tried both locations and was thrilled when the Oakville location opened because they are two minutes from my door and we have no Thai in North Oakville. I have tried them 5 or 6 times now and they do adequate spring rolls, but the rest of their food is bland, uninspired and borders on disgusting. There is no care taken by the cooks, pumpkin soup is carelessly pureeded leaving lumps of undercooked pumpkin. I cook Thai at home and last night did take out. I had to take their Beef Salad...(where is the sauce, this salad was dry and no sauce was included? Where is the cilantro? Where is the mint that is promised on the menu?) pull out the wilted mixed greens (mesclun greens in a Thai Beef Salad?) and stir fry them with the boring and tasteless Lemongrass Fried Rice (with blanched hunks of tasteless chicken, a few frozen peas and carrots and some egg and onion, that was supposed to be spicy...not a chili to be found and certainly no flavour of lemongrass) and add my own spices just to eat the food. Everytime I decide to get a couple of "safe" dishes from Spoon and Fork because it's close, my family always says the same thing...don't do it again. Drive downtown and get real Thai food or make it at home.