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The Nando’s PERi-PERi Dish You Should Order Based On Your Zodiac Sign

Let the stars decide what you're having for dinner tonight.
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The Nando’s PERi-PERi Dish You Should Order Based On Your Zodiac Sign

With many restaurants closed for indoor dining and winter now truly in full swing, getting takeout has become a welcomed weekly ritual for many. After a long day of work, it's normal to look forward to ordering in a cozy meal, sinking into the couch, and relaxing for a night of binge-watching. That is, if you can decide what you want to eat in the first place. 

Since there are tons of restaurants, delivery apps, and downright delicious choices, it's easy to get overwhelmed. So to help you decide once and for all (or at least for tonight!), we're turning to the one thing that may just know you better than you know yourself: your zodiac sign.

Some of us already check our horoscopes for advice in every other aspect of our lives, so why not turn to the stars for food inspo too? Whether you're a fiery Aries, a sweet Pisces or an outgoing Gemini, there's a tasty Nando's PERi-PERi dish that's perfect for your zodiac sign. You can finally end the "I don't know, what do you want to eat?" debate.

With more than 30 Nando’s restaurants open for delivery, curbside pickup and takeout across Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia, whatever your ideal meal match is, Nando's PERi-PERi is making sure it's easy to order your favourite South African and PERi-PERi dishes. 

Not sure if there's a Nando's close to you? You can check for nearby locations here and order ahead for pick up at order.nandos.ca. Or if you'd rather not leave your couch (who would?), Nando's is available for delivery on apps like DoorDash, SkipTheDishes, and Uber Eats.

To help you choose your heat before you eat, take a look the Nando’s PERi-ometer to find out whether you’re a Lemon and Herb kind of person, a Medium and full of flavour or maybe you’re daring enough to go all the way to Extra Hot. So let's see which mouthwatering Nando's PERi-PERi dish matches your zodiac sign and let the stars decide what you're digging into tonight. 

Aquarius (January 20-February 18): Portobello Mushroom Halloumi Sandwich

Why You Need To Order It: Friendly, imaginative, original — the only thing more creative than you, Aquarius, is this Portobello Mushroom Halloumi Sandwich.

Made with your choice of an artisan Portuguese garlic roll or a wrap with crispy leaf lettuce, it includes a savoury combination of tomato, chilli jam and cilantro yogurt. It's sophisticated and artistic, just like an Aquarius!

Pisces (February 19-March 20): Naughty Natas

Why You Need To Order It: You're well-liked, affectionate and sweet, just like everyone's favourite part of a meal — dessert.

The only thing naughty about these natas will be the vibes between you and these decadent, custard-filled tartelettes when you realize they’re the perfect match for you, sugary-sweet Pisces!

Aries (March 21-April 19): Extra Hot PERi-PERi Chicken Wings

Why You Need To Order It: If Aries are known for being one thing, it's fiery. To keep up with your brave and ambitious personality, you need a bold dish with some kick!

You pair well with Extra Hot PERi-PERi Chicken Wings. Marinated for 24 hours and flame-grilled to order, this dish is as spicy and authentic as you are. These wings are the real deal as they truly are “whole wings,” as opposed to those served most commonly everywhere, which are in fact half wings/drums. Who knew this classic dish could get even better? Aries, of course!

Taurus (April 20-May 20): Hummus with PERi-PERi Drizzle

Why You Need To Order It: You love to indulge in the finer things in life, so it's only right that your takeout order is as fancy as you. The Hummus with PERi-PERi Drizzle is the perfect complement to your loveable personality.

As someone who loves relaxing, you'll appreciate this dish's warm pita and the succulent flavours of creamy hummus topped with tangy PERi-PERi-infused oil. Light some candles, put your favourite show on, and indulge, Taurus. You deserve it!

Gemini (May 21-June 20): Party Pack

Why You Need To Order It: Social, adaptable and outgoing, you're usually the life of the party, Gemini. It only makes sense to pair you with a dish as crowd-pleasing as you.

Nando's Party Pack comes complete with enough food for everyone in your household (two whole chickens, three large slides and garlic bread) so you can socialize over some good, wholesome food and conversation.

Cancer (June 21-July 22): Garlic Bread

Why You Need To Order It: Of all the signs, you're the most compassionate and nurturing, so it only makes sense that your meals should bring you comfort. When it comes to takeout, Cancers prefer food that's hearty and filling, like Nando's warm, soft, and oh-so-comforting Garlic Bread.

Pair this stone-baked Portuguese roll smothered in garlic-and-herb spread with a rom-com and you have the ultimate Friday night for the naturally introverted and sentimental Cancer.

Leo (July 23-August 22): PERi-PERi Chicken Slider with Cilantro Yogurt & Chilli Jam

Why You Need To Order It: Vivacious, passionate and bold — are we describing a Leo or the PERi-PERi Chicken Slider? Smothered in cilantro yogurt and chilli jam, these sliders are almost as daring as you are, Leo!

They serve three per order, so you can share them with friends or keep them for yourself when your independent side is at its peak.

Virgo (August 23-September 22): Chicken Sandwich

Why You Need To Order It: With Nando's flame-grilled Chicken Sandwich, what you see is what you get — just like a Virgo. And what we see here, isn’t just any regular chicken sandwich because it’s loaded with unexpected PERi-PERi flavour.

Juicy and bursting with the taste of fire-grill, this is a no-nonsense option packed with delicious toppings that will leave you full and satisfied every time, Virgo! Perfect for your practical personality.

Libra (September 23-October 22): Grilled Chicken & Halloumi Salad

Why You Need To Order It: Hey, Libra. We know you strive to create balance, and that applies to all aspects of your life — including your food choices. Nando's Grilled Chicken and Halloumi Salad lets you indulge a little but still opt for something healthier.

Made with PERi-PERi chicken, roasted red peppers, flame-grilled corn, marinated chickpeas and grilled halloumi cheese, this salad is one of Nando's most charming and sensible choices.

Scorpio (October 23-November 21): PERi-Fries

Why You Need To Order It: Authentic, passionate, stubborn. Scorpio, you pair best with a simple, no-fuss dish, like Nando's iconic PERi-Fries.

Fried to salty perfection, these upscale (and famously mouthwatering) fries are tempting and pack a punch, just like you!

Sagittarius (November 22-December 21): 1/2 Chicken and PERi-Fries

Why You Need To Order It: Loyal Saggitarians know when they've found true love, and will naturally stick with tried-and-true dishes, like Nando's signature 1/2 Chicken and PERi-Fries.

Iconic and straightforward (just like you), this famous fan favourite will surely hit the spot.

Capricorn (December 22-January 19): Chicken Caesar Wrap

Why You Need To Order It: Capricorns have places to go and people to see, so you need something fast that you can take on the go with you — even if that's just from your desk to your couch right now.

Capricorns, the Chicken Caesar Wrap is your perfect companion. The flame-grilled PERi-PERi chicken breast is served with crispy leaf lettuce, tomato and PERinaise on a wrap, and it comes with one regular side to give you the fuel you need to seize the day.

If you live near a Nando's that's currently open for indoor dining, know that the establishment is doing everything it can to keep its customers safe. In addition to providing free meals to frontline healthcare workers and donating to local food banks, Nando's PERi-PERi restaurants are keeping you safe with staff temperature checks, protective screens for distance, socially distanced tables, takeout bag seals, and contactless pickup.

To learn more about the Nando's PERi-PERi menu, check out their website or follow them on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.