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The Chinese president is arriving in the UAE today to start off his three-day state visit. An exclusive online video broadcast by CGTN, the English-language news channel run by Chinese state broadcaster China Central Television, shows how the Presidential Palace in Abu Dhabi geared up to receive President Xi. 

While the two governments look to strengthen business and political ties, we look at an important way UAE residents resonate with China - through Chinese food. 

Here are the top ten dishes you should order this weekend. We also have restaurant suggestions for each of these delectable Chinese menu items.

These prices include VAT and exclude delivery charges.


1. Hakka Noodles

Gypsy Chinese Restaurant (Dh34)


2. White Bamboo Shoot Stir-Fry

Taipei Dao (Dh63)


3. Sweet Corn Soup

Soy (Dh30)


4. Dumplings

Wok N’ Roll (Dh23)


5. Fried Noodles with Beef and Black Beans

Dao Xiang (Dh35)


6. Lo Mein Beef

P.F Changs (Dh51)


7. Chicken Manchurian Sizzler

Hengchen (Dh49)


8. Sing-Hoi Beef

Oriental Box (Dh35)


9. Peking Duck

Tangerine Restaurant (Dh75)


10. Chon Quing Crispy Spicy Chicken

Han Cuisine (Dh45)

*With inputs from UberEats