Comfort Food: Community Meals, Some Central Texas Restaurants Open | Business


Those who wish to go out of the house for a meal on Christmas Day will have limited options as most restaurants will be closed.

Feed My Sheep, a nonprofit that helps homeless people in the area, will serve a traditional meal to all residents on Saturday.

Volunteers will prepare and distribute the meal from the agency kitchen at 116 W. Ave. G.

Donuts and prayers will be available from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

The meal service – with turkey, ham, dressing, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, fruit salad and a piece of pie – will be served at 11:30 a.m.

Temple restaurants that will be open on Saturday include:

PJ’s Tabletop, 10 W. Ave. B in downtown Temple, 254-410-7090, will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Seoul Garden Temple, 7349 Honeysuckle Drive, No. 150, Temple, 254-773-8413, will be open from 11:00 am to 9:00 pm They offer Korean cuisine including bulgogi, spicy chicken, spicy beef and sushi.

Applebees, 1808 SW HK Dodgen Loop, Temple, 254-771-5991, will be open from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Walk-in and phone orders available.

Fox Trap 2.0 Bar & Grill, 1009 W. Ave. F, Temple, 254-314-2622, will be open from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. and will offer its regular menu of sandwiches, burgers and wings.

The Jack in the Box locations located at 204 W. Adams Ave. and 3608 SW HK Dodgen Loop will be open 24 hours a day

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