A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from January 13, 2019
Double Wonder or Double Wonders (Chinese dish of chicken and shrimp)

"Double Wonder” (or “Double Wonders") is a Chinese-American restaurant dish featuring two main ingredients—usually chicken and shrimp. “Double Wonders came as an exquisite blend of prawns, chicken and Chinese vegetables in a hot, juicy sauce” was printed in the New York (NY) Times on February 4, 1979. “Double Wonders, which are deep-fried shrimp and scallops” was printed in The Advocate (Stamford, CT) on January 20, 1982. “DOUBLE WONDER Sliced prawns and tender morsels of chicken marinated in a succulent sauce, then sauteed with a variety of Chinese vegetables, and delicately seasoned in hot sauce” was printed in the Sun-Sentinel (Fort Lauderdale, FL) on May 31, 1985.

Similar Chinese combination dishes include “Dragon and Phoenix,” “Three Musketeers,” “Triple Crown,” “Triple Delight,” “Triple Harvest,” “Four Precious Jewels,” “Four Seasons,” “Hawaii Four-O,” “Hawaii Five-O,” “Happy Family” and “Happy Together.”


4 February 1979, New York (NY) Times, “Dining Out: Maybe the Best Chinese Food Around” by John Mariani, Westchester sec., pg. 13, col. 3:
(Hunan Village, 1828 Central Park Avenue, Yonkers.—ed.)
... Double Wonders came as an exquisite blend of prawns, chicken and Chinese vegetables in a hot, juicy sauce, ...

20 January 1982, The Advocate (Stamford, CT), “Choosing food for Chinese New Year” by Dianne Garyantes, pg. E1, col. 3:
The menu is, in order: Double Wonders, which are deep-fried shrimp and scallops; ...

13 September 1984, Hartford (CT) Courant, pg. E23, col. 4 ad:
Double Wonders ... 12.95
(North China, Route 44, Avon.—ed.)

31 May 1985, Sun-Sentinel (Fort Lauderdale, FL), pg. CZ9, col. 2 ad:
DOUBLE WONDER
Sliced prawns and tender morsels of chicken marinated in a succulent sauce, then sauteed with a variety of Chinese vegetables, and delicately seasoned in hot sauce.
(Lotus Blossom Chinese Restaurant, Nassau Mall.—ed.)

26 September 1985, Washington (DC) , “Virginia Dining” by Barbara Rothschild and Daniel Zwerdling, pg. VA12, col. 4:
(Dynasty Gourmet, 9992 Main Street, Fairfax.—ed.)
The most visually spectacular dish, unfortunately, is one of the most flawed. Called double wonders, it looks like a centerpiece at a Chinese state banquet, with piles of sienna-colored spicy chicken and pristine white lobster arranged around the bright orange lobster shell that sits upright like a statue. The chicken is delicious, but the lobster tastes limp and watery.

16 January 1987, Citizens’ Voice (Wilkes-Barre, PA), advertising supplement:
DOUBLE WONDERS ... 9.25
Jumbo shrimp and tender morsels of chicken marinated in a succulent sauce, then sauteed with a variety of Chinese vegetables and delicately seasoned in hot sauce
(Orient Chinese Restaurant, 195 Markets Street, Kingston, PA.—ed.)

12 July 1989, El Paso (TX) Times, East Side sec., pg. 4, col. 5 ad:
DOUBLE WONDERS
SHRIMP IN WINE SAUCE ON ONE SIDE AND SPICED TSO’S CHICKEN ON THE OTHER JOINED WITH BROCCOLI
(Wan-Fu Chinese Restaurant, 1461 Lee Trevino.—ed.)

30 March 2000, Atlanta (GA) Journal and Constitution, “Restaurants: Good & Cheap” by Krista Reese, pg. H18:
(Feng Nian, 5000 Memorial Drive, Stone Mountain.—ed.)
We also loved the browned potstickers, and the “double wonder,” with shrimp and vegetables in wine sauce on one side, and chicken spiked with red pepper on the other.

Google Books
Insiders’ Guide® to Twin Cities
By Jason Gabler
Guilford, CT: Globe Pequot Press
2010
Pg. 66:
The restaurant features specialties such as sesame shrimp, Double Wonder, and princess chicken and shrimp.

Twitter
Cicco チコ
@missciccone
GEMINI: Double Wonder: half-shrimp and half-chicken with a variety of veggies. #chinesefoodbysign
5:08 AM - 11 Feb 2010

Twitter
New Mandarin Garden
@NewMandarinMI
Double your happiness with our Double Wonder-- Shrimp, Beef, fresh #FarmingtonHills vegetables in a spicy garlic soy sauce. 😋😀 #NewMandarinGarden #Chinese #Foodies
7:00 PM - 25 Apr 2018

Answers.com
What is double wonders Chinese food?
jumbo shrimp and tender morsels of chicken marinated in a succulent sauce then sautéed with Chinese vegetables and a delicately seasoned hot sauce

,a href="https://www.chinapalacescranton.com/order/main/menu/54-double-wonders">China Palace (Scranton, PA)
DOUBLE WONDERS
Jumbo shrimp & tender morsels of chicken marinated in a succulent sauce, then sauteed w. a variety of Chinese vegetable & delicately seasoned in hot sauce.
Chef’s Special $11.50

Chopstick Express (Chicago, IL)
Double Wonders hot
Jumbo shrimp in spicy chili sauce with General Tso’s chicken
$10.95

Fortune Garden Chinese Restaurant (Nanuet, NY)
Double Wonder
(White Meat Chicken & Spicy Beef) 14.95