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If a man wants to find his way into my heart, the road less obvious is the key: Feed me. And not salad and sushi, thank you very much. I want meat. Steak. Burgers. And, best of all, sweet, messy, barbecue-sauce-soaked ribs—the perfect accompaniment to a warm summer night, the best partner to a cold beer, the surefire way for you and your date to snap out of polite bullshit mode as you un-self-consciously relish their undainty, finger-lickin’ deliciousness. And it’s even better when they’re free. Try a different kind of wooing—and have some Wet-Naps on hand for the post-meal thank-you—at Famous Dave’s rib tasting, which begins at 3 p.m. at Famous Dave’s Bar-B-Que, 2910 Chain Bridge Road, Oakton. Free. (703) 281-3800. (Tricia Olszewski)