the way to somebody's heart

the way to (one's) heart

That which makes one very happy or content; the way to make one appreciate, like, or love someone else. A delicious meal has always been the way to my wife's heart if she's annoyed with me or feeling down in the dumps. Oh wow, a new set of art supplies! Thank you, John, you really know the way to my heart.
See also: heart, way

the way to somebody’s ˈheart

the way to make somebody like or love you: The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach (= by giving him good food).
See also: heart, way