Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Orlando is known for its gory haunted houses and spooky areas, but in 2022 the terror extends to some of its food offerings as well, at least in their names.
Take a look at the lineup and decide which ones you’re brave enough to try:
Twisted Tater Blood ‘N Guts – A twisted potato on a stick, served three ways. Twisted Tater (Seasoned Salt, Garlic Parmesan, Sour Cream and Chives, and Ghost Pepper), Twisted Tater with Queso, and the bloody Twisted Tater Blood ‘N Guts, which, ominously, has no other description . Find them at Gramercy Park and Kid Zone.
Donut “I want to play” – While its name sounds like a welcoming opener, the image on the menu board with Chucky’s hand holding a bloody knife is a reminder that there’s nothing friendly and inviting about this brand slasher from “Child’s Play”. Sold at Springfield Entrance, along with The Good Guys Burger and Chili Lee Ray.
Cheesy dog covered in maggots – Ok, you know these are just foods you probably know (corndog rolled in puffed rice, topped with gochujang and black sesame seeds), but anything “covered in maggots” is bound to be shivering. Located in Springfield Bridge, with Churro on a Stick.
Kid Zone takes a break with Chilli Garlic Cheese Stake (complete with a crossed “stake”) and Mummy’s Curse Tablet Cookie.
Meetz Meats wins the gore award with four gross offerings. Packaged like you just got them from an ugly grocery store, you’ll find:
Fried zombie brains – (Fried cauliflower florets mixed with gochujang and topped with black sesame seeds and green onions).
Spoiled Angry Bear Meat – (Flaming Hot Cheetoes and White Cheddar Flavored Marshmallow Treat).
Spicy Fried Chicken “Giblets” – (For those who aren’t in the know, “giblets” means… well… tripe and all that. In this case, it’s really crispy fried chicken leg, peanuts, crunchy chili, sesame seeds grilled vegetables, green onions and gochujang).
princess of the cool ground – A magical smack-down of crispy sweet raspberry flavored rice treats.
Among all the abominations, there’s an adorable nod to Lil’ Boo, the carved Halloween pumpkin made wildly popular on social media. Try Lil’ Boo Pumpkin Spice Bread, and pair it with the Pepperoni Pizza Skulls from the Kiosk, the Sambusa Casket with African Lentils and Potatoes, or the tame Tombstone Red Velvet Cake Pop. Lil’ Boo himself is hiding somewhere in the park, but you’ll find the Pumpkin Spice Bread of the same name in Gramercy Park.
Is your stomach up to the challenge?