A surprising number of Lafayette area restaurants are planning to be open on Christmas Day. If you've decided to skip the feast at Grandma's house this year, try one of these places. Merry Christmas and enjoy your meal!

Hai Nam- 2330 Kaliste Saloom Rd., 534-8057

Royal Panda-  2418 W. Pinhook Rd., 233-6368

Frog City- 1418 N. Polk St., Rayne, 334-7837

Chung King- 5451 Johnston St, 988-3486

Buffet City- 120 Curran Ln., 988-1288

Alexander's in the Hilton- 1521 W Pinhook Rd., 235-6111

Ruth's Chris- 620 W Pinhook Rd., 237-6123