" . . . Trump attended a working lunch with Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, where the menu was Vietnamese and significantly more dedcadent:
Fresh shredded green mango salad with scallops, mint leaves and cashew nuts served in a sweet vinaigrette dressing.
Deep fried Hanoi style spring rolls with shrimp, pork, vermicelli, and vegetables served with a side of sweet and sour fish sauce and red chillies.
King crab meat and spinach in a light seafood-based broth
Grilled cod fish "cha ca"; roasted Wagyu beef medallions with foie gras and a semi-sweet fermented black rice sauce; sautéed "su su" vegetables with garlic (crispy green chayote stems and leaves); steamed sticky glutinous rice with shrimp wrapped in a lotus leaf.
A traditional Vietnamese dessert consisting of lotus seeds, longans, and white wood-ear mushrooms served warm and in a light sugary syrup. "
and the dinner menu:
" Course 1:
Shrimp cocktail, romaine leaves, thousand island dressing, diced avocado, fresh lemon and herbs
Marinated tender sirloin grilled with sauce, served with kimchi fermented inside a pear.
Chocolate lava cake, chocolate crumble, wish fresh berries and vanilla ice cream.
Dried Persimmon and honey punch. . ."
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