At the grand opening of The Outdoor Man Grill, things get tense when restaurant manager Kristin feels like co-owner Ed is undermining her ability to run the place. Meanwhile, Eve distances herself from a childhood friend who seems to have a crush on her.
Vanessa plays matchmaker for Eve and sets her up with one of her students, not realizing Eve may already be going out with someone else. Meanwhile, Mike and Chuck suspect Eve is secretly dating Chuck’s son, Brandon.
When Ted finds himself with three prospects to be his date for the wedding weekend, he chooses poorly. Meanwhile, Barney and Robin have a confrontation with their minister, and Marshall learns more about his driving companion.
In order to continue living with Sheldon, Amy lies to him about repairs being made to her apartment and they host an 'on location' episode of 'Fun With Flags' in Penny's apartment. Also, Leonard lets Penny decorate Sheldon's old room.
Claire and Haley have a bit of quality girl time while they are home together sick. Meanwhile, Phil becomes preoccupied with the taunts of a chirping smoke detector, and Gloria and Manny surprise Jay at work.
Everyone gathers at a restaurant to celebrate Manny's birthday, though Manny himself is experiencing a mini life crisis about getting older. Meanwhile, Claire and Phil decide to engage in a not-so-friendly car race on the way to the restaurant.