As Caroline and Max deep-clean part of the diner for Han before a health inspection, they make a discovery that could help relaunch their cupcake business; Sophie and Oleg break up after he cheats on her.
When Max becomes smitten with an old stray cat that's been hanging around the apartment, Caroline tries to convince her they need to find it a better home. But just when they think they've found one, the cat's fate takes a turn.
After Caroline buys hair extensions with her and Max's joint funds, Caroline feels guilty and splurges on a new bedding set for Max. But she gives the old set to charity, not realizing Max's old pillowcase has sentimental value for her, and the two go to extremes in search of Max's cherished pillowcase.
After Han emails photos of a stripper's face to his mother in Korea with the claim that she's his girlfriend, he begs Max and Caroline to find the woman and convince her to play his girlfriend when his mother visits.
Max attempts to make a good impression on her first day of pastry school, but finds the class clown to be extremely distracting - and intriguing. Meanwhile, Caroline dresses to impress Max's handsome teacher, Nicolas.
After Caroline has an incredible make-out session with Max's pastry school teacher, Chef Nicholas (recurring guest star GILLES MARINI), Caroline finds out something that makes her wish it never happened.