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New Nando's Chicken Chain Opens In The Loop Saturday

By Rachel Cromidas in Food on Nov 17, 2015 9:55PM

Photo courtesy of Nando's.

A new outpost of the South African chicken chain Nando's Peri Peri is opening this Saturday in the Loop.

The location will be the fourth in Chicago for the chain, which serves up "flame-grilled" chicken dishes. It's joining several other recently opened fast-casual dining spots on Wabash Avenue.

Members of the Chicago Fire soccer team will serve customers their food during the restaurants opening weekend, according to DNAinfo, and the sales proceeds from the first weekend of business will go to benefit the Chicago Fire Foundation, which provides sports programs to underserved youth. The Chicago Fire players will be in the restaurant from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Nando's is located at 22 S. Wabash Ave and will be open Nov. 21 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and to 11 p.m. on Nov. 22.