REVIEW: Eat Real Cordyceps at The Last of Us Booths in Gramercy Park for Halloween Horror Nights 32

Katie Francis

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REVIEW: Eat Real Cordyceps at The Last of Us Booths in Gramercy Park for Halloween Horror Nights 32

Halloween Horror Nights 32 has brought Naughtydog’s “The Last of Us” game to life, and you can experience living in the postapocalyptic society with food booths serving up FEDRA’s finest. Another “The Last of Us” themed venue can be found nearby in Sting Alley.

The Last of Us Booths

The Last of Us Food Booths at Halloween Horror Nights 32
The Last of Us Food Booths at Halloween Horror Nights 32
The Last of Us Food Booths at Halloween Horror Nights 32

Menu

The Last of Us Food Booths at Halloween Horror Nights 32

Food:

  • 🆕 Cordyceps Corndog – $11.49
  • 🆕 The Infected Tater – $10.49
  • Twisted Taters – $9.49, with choice of topping:
    • Season Salt
    • Garlic Parmesan
    • Sour Cream & Chives
    • 🆕 Porcini Powder
    • Ghost Pepper

Beverages

  • Canned Beverages:
    • VooDoo Brewing Co. Lacto-Kooler – $12.25 
    • Original Sin Crimson Chaos Cider – $10 
    • Miller Lite – $9.50 
    • TRULY Vodka Seltzer – $11.25

*NEW* Cordyceps Corndog – $11.49

Korean cheese dog with cordyceps, crispy potato sticks, truffle cream sauce and daikon sprouts

The Last of Us Cordyceps Corndog at Halloween Horror Nights 32

It took us a while to get to the hot dog since the ends were cut off and replaced with cheese. It’s a standard hot dog, but it’s not bad and pairs well with everything else.

The Last of Us Cordyceps Corndog at Halloween Horror Nights 32

The crispy potato sticks on the outside are good. You really get the potato flavor on the back end.

The Last of Us Cordyceps Corndog at Halloween Horror Nights 32
The Last of Us Cordyceps Corndog at Halloween Horror Nights 32

If you want a weird carnival-style food item at HHN, this is it.

The Last of Us Cordyceps Corndog at Halloween Horror Nights 32

The corn dog pairs well with the cocktails for sure. It’s a win. It’ll take five years off your life, but it’s good.

*NEW* The Infected Tater – $10.49

Fried spiralized potato with mushroom emulsion and porcini powder

The Last of Us Infected Tater at Halloween Horror Nights 32

When HHN only had three menu items, the twisted taters were great, though now, they never come out fresh and are kind of bland. These at least look better and have an improved texture.

The Last of Us Infected Tater at Halloween Horror Nights 32

The taters are consistently crispy and this one is thick enough to actually taste like potato. We barely tasted the mushroom flavor.

*NEW* Twisted Taters – $9.49

Fried spiralized ribbon potato, thinly sliced and skewered, seasoned with your choice of season salt, garlic parmesan, sour cream & chives, porcini powder (NEW), or ghost pepper

The Last of Us Twisted Tater at Halloween Horror Nights 32

The “season salt” Twisted Tater is more seasoning than salt. Flavor-wise, we prefer the season salt over the ghost pepper, which is not hot or spicy. The crispiness of the taters may vary. The photo above features the ghost pepper version as it appeared in 2022.

Voodoo Brewing Co. Lacto-Kooler (5.5% ABV) – $12.25

From Voodoo Brewing Co.:

Lacto-Kooler is our flavored Berliner Weisse. We made this sour ale with lots of “green” giving the beer its unique color and flavor.

Original Sin Crimson Chaos Cider (6% ABV) – $10

From Original Sin:

Crimson Chaos was created by marrying two cherry varieties with a melody of luscious berries. The ruby red and maroon cherries introduce a balance of earthy tartness giving great depth of flavor. The berries create bursts of zest that dance on your tongue and, when combined with the cherries, result in an unforgettable joyous punch to the palate. This fruit forward blend is smooth throughout with a subtly tartness that tingles on the finish.

Location

The Last of Us Booths are located at #7 on the map below.

UOR HHN 32 official event map numbered booths

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Author

  • Katie Francis

    Katie is a lover of all theme parks and an avid reader. Her favorite rides are Spaceship Earth and The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man. You can find her daydreaming of the Florida sun, and you can reach her at katie@wdwnt.com.