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    Here’s what’s on the menu for the Trump-Xi dinner tonight

    President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping, with their wives, first lady Melania Trump and Chinese first lady Peng Liyuan, during dinner at Mar-a-Lago.
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    President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping, with their wives, first lady Melania Trump and Chinese first lady Peng Liyuan, during dinner at Mar-a-Lago.

    What do you put on the menu when you’re serving not one, but two high-powered presidents?

    President Donald Trump is hosting Chinese President Xi Jinping at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida tonight for a high-stakes summit, with the urgent threat of North Korea’s nuclear ambitions and tensions over trade on the agenda.

    Though the meetings might get awkward at times — Trump has, of course, been vocally critical of China — at least the two presidents will eat well.

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    The White House has provided a pool reporter the list of dinner choices for the presidents and their wives.

    Here’s what’s on the menu for tonight:

    Caesar Salad with homemade focaccia croutons, parmigiano-reggiano

    Dinner options:

    Pan-seared Dover Sole with champagne sauce

    Herb-roasted new potatoes

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    Haricots verts, Thumbelina Carrots

     

    OR

     

    Dry Aged Prime New York Strip Steak

    Whipped Potatoes

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    Roasted Root Vegetables

     

    Dessert options:

    Chocolate cake with vanilla sauce and dark chocolate sorbet

     

    OR

     

    Trio of Sorbet (Lemon, Mango, and Raspberry)

     

    Wine options:

    2014 Chalk Hill Chardonnay from the Sonoma Coast

    2014 Girard Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley 

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    Material from the Associated Press was used in this report.