Rocky’s Pasties in Wharton

Rocky’s Pasties in Wharton

Every culture’s got a meat pie. Turns out the miners from Cornwall, England, who settled in the hills of Morris County, N.J. have one too: a pastie. Rocky’s in Wharton has been selling them for four generations.

The meat pastie (pronounced PAS-tee) is made with beef, potatoes and onions, wrapped in a golden, flaky pastry.

This is a pasty. Basically a meat pie. We are eating it. #northjerseyeats

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You can also get sausage or chicken.

The place is deservedly famous.

A shot for posterity.

Back at the office, we dig in:

Delicious.

And filling. Just as a miner’s lunch should be.

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