September 26, 2023


Fashion takes it to the next level.

Wyoming Valley Mall adds 2 new stores

3 min read

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Two new stores not too long ago opened in the Wyoming Valley Mall.

“Joseph Jacob Jewelers” — in the previous Littman Jewelers room — and “From The City” — a Mexican/American eating idea in the former Dino’s Pizza in the Foodstuff Court.

In accordance to Joseph D. Ohrin, Home/Common Manager and Specialty Leasing Manager for Krig Qualities, entrepreneurs of the mall, Joseph Jacob Jewelers is a business that has been in company for more than 120 yrs.

The company started in New York Town finding its to start with shop on 47th Road in the heart of the Diamond District. Recognized as a leader in custom style jewelry, they grew the small business by means of superb purchaser company and outstanding items.

Joseph Jacob Jewelers expanded gradually to areas in and all around New York Metropolis and the encompassing spots, together with New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

Joseph Jacob Jewelers specializes in planning and production free diamonds and designer jewelry. They element an exclusive collection of diamond pendants, earrings, rings, watches and necklaces.

They can be discovered in the former Littman Jewelers space near the mall’s Heart Courtroom.

From the City

“From The City” is a Mexican/American dining concept headed by Government Chef Jonathan Insignificant.

Ohrin mentioned Jonathan’s tale is really an astounding one. Chef Jonathan Minimal was born and elevated in Puebla, Mexico. At 16, Jonathan left his spouse and children behind and immigrated to the United States, where by he started off off as a dishwasher in Jamaica, Queens at an Irish restaurant.

Just after 4 months at this position, Jonathan realized that he could not continue his lifestyle washing dishes. Chef Antelmo Cazares available to educate Jonathan to prepare dinner 3 days a 7 days. Chef Cazares available Jonathan a whole-time career right after recognizing his skills.

Chef John moved on to function at a French cafe in New York Town, the place he acquired quite a few signature dishes these types of as Creme Brulé and chocolate mousse.

Just after functioning at several restaurants all through New York Metropolis, Jonathan landed his 1st Head Chef position at The Iridium Jazz Club on 42nd Road and Broadway.

Jonathan ongoing to find out how to develop a variety of foods from numerous cultures and nations around the world. His biggest obstacle, nevertheless, was at Pastis and Balthazar — significant-conclusion eating places in New York.

Ohrin claimed Chef John soon achieved his spouse and begun a household, which led him to Pennsylvania. In Pennsylvania, Jonathan turned head chef at Le Manhattan Bistro in Wilkes-Barre and later the Powerhouse Eatery in White Haven.

Ohrin stated Jonathan often wanted his own cafe at any time since he found out his appreciate for producing dishes. This led him to open up From the Town, a Mexican-American cuisine cafe.

Ohrin stated Jonathan finds this to be his most significant obstacle nevertheless, even so, his adore for generating dishes and the praise he gets from consumers provide as determination.

Some of Chef Jonathan’s menu highlights include a surf and turf burrito, quesadillas, salads, tacos, mac and cheese and a fried rooster sando.

Jonathan and his tasty choices are situated in the Food Courtroom, in the initial area on the remaining on coming into.

About Wyoming Valley Shopping mall

Existing shopping mall browsing hrs are Monday by way of Saturday: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sunday: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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Attain Bill O’Boyle at 570-991-6118 or on Twitter @TLBillOBoyle.