The Brunch You Should Order, Based on Your Zodiac Sign
Can't decide between eggs Benedict or French toast? Let astrology decide.
Breakfast might be the most important meal of the day, but brunch has stolen our hearts as the most fun meal. From clinking mimosa glasses with pals to enjoying the perfect plate of pancakes, it's easy to see why brunch is so beloved. The next time you head out for a late-morning meal on the weekend and are undecided about what to order, you may want to reference these recommendations from Best Life's resident astrologer. Keep reading for her picks on the brunch you should order, based on your zodiac sign.
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Aries is the adventurous and outgoing leader of the zodiac, which means you're probably the one organizing brunch plans. You love seeking out new experiences and you're never afraid to try something new. The bolder and spicier a menu item is, the more likely you are to order it.
So, the next time you're out at brunch with your friends, try a plate of chilaquiles (aka breakfast nachos). Crispy tortilla chips come topped with a fried egg, beans, queso fresco, Mexican crema, and salsa, which you can customize to suit your desired spice level.
Taurus: French Toast
Tauruses have a refined palate and very particular tastes. You love to indulge in all of life's little pleasures, so you never limit yourself when it comes to enjoying your favorite things.
Your brunch order needs to have all the right notes to come together for the perfect bite. That's why you never stray far from the classics, and a plate of French toast would suit you best. Light, fluffy, and covered in delicious maple syrup, this breakfast staple is sure to hit a sweet spot with you.
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Gemini: Avocado Toast
Geminis are the social butterflies of the zodiac, so brunch is a weekly ritual for you. You're always the first to know about the latest fads and hottest new restaurants, and you love catching up with friends over mimosas.
That's why we recommend ordering a trendy plate of avocado toast the next time you're out. This brunch staple can be tailored to suit your tastes and will look great on your Instagram feed. Crunchy, creamy, and totally customizable, this dish will satisfy until the last bite.
Cancer: Southern-Style Grits
Cancers love comfort more than anyone, which means you know good breakfast food when you see it—so much so, that you can often be found cooking up your own morning meal on the weekends. But even the homebody of the zodiac likes to get out every now and then.
Brunch is a great chance for you to order an old childhood favorite like a bowl of creamy southern-style grits. Warm, buttery, and downright nostalgic, this breakfast classic is so good that it just might become your new favorite.
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Leos live an exciting life, and a big part of that is having a buzzing social calendar. You're the ringleader of your friend group, and brunch is a must-do weekend activity. Thanks to your many personal connections, you know the hottest spots in town before everyone else.
When it comes to ordering, you need a dish with bold flavors and an over-the-top presentation—like a plate of artistic crêpes with homemade whipped cream and seasonal berries. Once you're done snapping photos of the meal, don't be surprised if you find yourself licking the plate clean!
Virgo: Açaí Bowl
Virgos are relatively health-conscious, but that doesn't mean your meals have to be boring. You like to make thoughtful choices in your day-to-day life and avoid straying too far from your strict schedules and routines. But even a perfectionist like you needs to let loose once in a while, and brunch gives you a chance to try something new and exciting.
Açaí bowls are packed with all of the nutrients and vitamins you normally look for in a well-balanced breakfast, with the option to add as many crazy toppings and mix-ins as your heart desires. Who says you can't have it all?
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Libras treat life like it's a party. Brunch isn't just a chance to meet up with friends and enjoy some food; it's your time to be seen. You love exploring the restaurant scene, and you're always looking for the next best eatery or trendy new dish. You'll never say no to a gourmet meal, and you want your dishes to feel luxurious.
That's why we recommend ordering a classic quiche the next time you're feeling indecisive over the menu. The crispy and light crust strikes a harmonious balance with the creamy, rich filling. Add as many mix-ins as you like to create a perfect bite.
Scorpio: Breakfast Tacos
Scorpios have deep and complex personalities. But underneath your mysterious exterior, you're a warm soul. When it comes to dining out, you're looking for this same combination—comforting but a little spicy and unique.
The next time you're at brunch, get yourself delicious breakfast tacos. They'll hit the nostalgic notes you're looking for while allowing you to customize your plate to suit whatever mood you find yourself in. This breakfast skips all the fluff and delivers rich flavor—just the way you like it.
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Sagittarians are the fun-loving jokesters of the zodiac, and brunch is your chance to put on a show and entertain your friends. Spontaneous and easygoing, you're not one to make a fuss if pushed outside your comfort zone. In fact, you prefer letting life guide you to new and exciting adventures.
The next time you're looking to broaden your horizons, we recommend going with this Middle Eastern breakfast staple. Shakshuka only takes a few ingredients to make, but it's packed with explosive seasonings and intoxicating aromatics that will transport you to a whole new world of flavor.
Capricorn: Breakfast Sandwich
Capricorns love the classics, and breakfast is no exception. Everything in your life is run in a very particular way, so you're not likely to stray from what you know works. You're a busy person with a lot on your plate, so when you do find time to grab brunch with friends, you want to make sure you enjoy it.
There are plenty of tried and true breakfast dishes that would hit the spot, but nothing is as hearty and satisfying as a good old bacon, egg, and cheese sandwich. This old-school favorite might be simple, but there's no doubt it'll satisfy you.
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Aquarius: Breakfast Charcuterie
Aquarians like to keep the world guessing. You're never content to follow the status quo, and given the chance to shake things up, you'll always take it. However, you can fall victim to indecision when faced with too many choices.
That's why the next time you're mulling over the brunch menu, don't just choose one option, choose them all! A delicious breakfast charcuterie spread will have everything you're looking for, sweet and savory, plus a few surprises to keep things interesting.
You're a pretty down-to-earth and easy-to-please person, Pisces. You're known for being the sweet and charming one among your friend group, so you go with the flow when it comes to making plans. As long as you're surrounded by your favorite people, you can always find something on the menu that you'll enjoy.
But brunch is a great chance to indulge in your sweet side, which is why we recommend ordering a stack of pancakes. Light as a cloud and covered in sugary syrup, these shortcakes are the stuff dreams are made of!