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Ask and You Shall Receive: A Round-Up of Restaurants That Will Be Open Christmas Day

Reader Connie Huante of Lawndale didn’t want to seem presumptuous when she asked, “Is there any remote possibility the December issue could include a segment on restaurants that are open on Christmas Day?” Dine editor Lesley Bargar Suter provides this hit list:

--> For more elaborate meals, try places like the Four Seasons, Whist at the Viceroy, Wolfgang Puck at the Hotel Bel-Air, or The Royce at the Langham in Pasadena.

--> Persian spots like Shamshiri Grill and Javan, both on the Westside, can be a flavorful option.

--> For truly low-key, try Neptune’s Net, the venerable chowder shack in yonder Malibu.

--> Or partake in a Jewish tradition: Eat Chinese food. You’ll barely have to wait for a table at Din Tai Fung, the Arcadia dumpling institution.