Reading While Eating For July 20: Food, Glorious Food

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The pack of riders cycle through the vineyards during the 16th stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race from Saint-Paul Trois Chateaux to Gap, July 19, 2011

Today, feast on these savory and unsavory links about food.

Food Science: See what comfort foods look like under a microscope. (Gizmodo)

Edible Art: Nathan Myhrvold, former Microsoft Chief Technology Officer, turns ordinary foods into works of art. Browse pictures of his creations. (LIFE)

Don’t Lose Your Lunch: How would you like your roadkill cooked? Okay, foodies don’t eat actual roadkill at the West Virginia RoadKill Cook-Off, but they do eat the types of animals that tend to get run over by cars. Check out this gallery of the world’s wackiest food festivals, and try not to lose your appetite. (The Huffington Post)

Sketchy Math: Don’t be fooled by the calorie counts on menus.  Read how many restaurants are low-balling the numbers. (TIME)

Dinner Dance? Watch the staff at a Pizza Hut in India break out some Bollywood moves. (The Daily What)

Olivia B. Waxman is a TIME contributor. Find her on Twitter at @OBWax. You can also continue the discussion on TIME’s Facebook page and on Twitter at @TIME.

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