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 February 09, 2019
Shrimp Reunion (jumbo shrimp & spicy shrimp)

"Shrimp Reunion” is a dish of both jumbo shrimp and spicy shrimp that’s served at many Chinese-American restaurants. “Shrimp Reunion” was printed in The Palm Beach Post (West Palm Beach, FL) on May 30, 1980. “‘Shrimp Reunion,’ bay shrimps and prawns in wine sauce” was printed in the Detroit (MI) Free Press on January 27, 1984. “Shrimp Reunion (jumbo shrimp, peas and mushrooms sauteed in a wine sauce)” was printed in The Salt Lake Tribune (Salt Lake City, UT) on March 8, 1996.

“SHRIMP REUNION...10.95 Jumbo shrimp w. vegetable in white sauce on one side and hot & spicy shrimp on the other” was on a 2018 menu of Ming Town (Chester, NY). “Triple Shrimp Reunion—Golden fried fantail shrimp, stuffed jumbo shrimp & spicy shrimp all in one great dish” was on a 2018 menu of Jade Garden Restaurant & Sushi Bar (Shillington, PA).


30 May 1980, The Palm Beach Post (West Palm Beach, FL), pg. B8, col. 5 ad:
DAILY SPECIALS
Sunday—Shrimp Reunion ... 6.75
(Golden Pavilion Chinese Restaurant, US #1 and Indian Town Road, Jupiter Mall, Jupiter.—ed.)

27 January 1984, Detroit (MI) Free Press, “More fine dining in farm country” by Molly Abraham, pg. 7C, cols. 2-3:
(Ah Wok restaurant in Novi.—ed.)
The menu makes good reading: “Heart and Sole,” gray sole with hearts of Chinese vegetables; “Shrimp Reunion,” bay shrimps and prawns in wine sauce; “Prawns and Scallops in a Love Nest,” jumbo shrimp and sea scallops in a taro basket.

20 July 1984, The Record (Hackensack, NJ), Previews sec., pg. 11, col. 4 ad:
SHRIMP REUNION ... $11.95
(Mung Sun Chinese Restaurant, Route 46 West, Lodi.—ed.)

14 November 1986, The Record (Hackensack, NJ), Previews sec., pg. 11, col. 2 ad:
SHRIMP REUNION
(Dragon Cafe, Route 46 Westbound, Lodi.—ed.)

8 March 1996, The Salt Lake Tribune (Salt Lake City, UT), “Golden Star: Schlocky Decor, But Brilliant Menu” by Deborah Lewis, pg. E11:
(Golden Star Restaurant, 4768 South Redwood Road, Salt Lake City.—ed.)
A Chinese/Japanese/Vietnamese restaurant must have house specials—and the Golden Star has many. So, by all means order the House’s Four Treasures (scallops, shrimp, beef, sliced chicken breast and barbecued pork with fresh Chinese vegetables) or the Shrimp Reunion (jumbo shrimp, peas and mushrooms sauteed in a wine sauce).

Canton Wok (Taylorsville, UT)
Shrimp Reunion (Served with Jumbo Shrimp) $8.95
Shrimp,​ carrots, mushroom, peas and water chestnuts sautéed in a wine sauce

Imperial Dragon (Layton, UT)
Shrimp Reunion $11.50

Jade Garden Restaurant & Sushi Bar (Shillington, PA)
Triple Shrimp Reunion
SKU: C7
Golden fried fantail shrimp, stuffed jumbo shrimp & spicy shrimp all in one great dish.
Spicy - Spicy
$11.95

Kowloon Restaurant (Minneapolis, MN)
Shrimp Reunion
$11.75

Ming Town (Chester, NY)
SHRIMP REUNION...10.95
Jumbo shrimp w. vegetable in white sauce on one side and hot & spicy shrimp on the other

88 Palace Restaurant (New York, NY)
Shrimp Reunion $16.95

Red Pepper (Richfield, MN)
Shrimp Reunion $20.95
Shrimp, pea pods, water chestnuts, bamboo. Served with white rice.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Saturday, February 09, 2019 • Permalink