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Ever wonder what some of the obvious and not so obvious rules of modern dating are? Former Guest of a Guest editor Chiara Atik sat down and g-chatted with Ben Leventhal and Lockhart Steele, founders of Eater.com to find out their insider tips on planning a date. Click through for some of their key advice and learn how you can secure a second (and hopefully third) date this weekend.

**Chiara Atik is a former editor of Guest of a Guest, and the author of Modern Dating: A Field Guide, available in stores now.

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