When local small businesses set up shop inside Cloud 9, Glenn tries to help his wife Jerusha sell her handmade needlepoint, despite Jonah's concerns that he's pressuring his employees. Meanwhile, Amy doesn't feel Latina enough when a guy flirts with her in Spanish, and Garrett tries to uncover the truth behind a beer vendor's product.
At the store front, Glenn announces "Local Vendors Day", where small business owners can set up shop in the store. He remarks on a vendor selling needlepoint who Dina points out is Glenn's wife Jerusha. Not wanting to show bias towards her, Glenn denies she's his wife. Jerusha goes along with the ruse and Glenn calls her a "beautiful stranger". The staff start to kid Glenn that he has an open marriage and when it's explained to him what this means, they jokingly threaten to tattle to her that he's cheating resulting in Glenn shouting at Jerusha to not answer her phone. Garrett and Jonah browse vendor's tables but Garrett isn't impressed with any. He sees an artisanal beer table which he pans until he sees the cute proprietor Jess. Jonah teases him that he's interested in Jess which Garrett denies. Alex walks into the store on a delivery and waves at Amy which Dina and Cheyenne see. Amy tells them she's been on a few dates with Alex.
An older man at an ATM has to constantly use his body to shield the keypad while typing in his passcode due to a younger man who keeps trying to see what he is entering in. (♫ Britney Spears - If U Seek Amy ♫) Jerusha presents Dina with a needlepoint of her as a stork which Dina bluntly refuses to accept. Marcus is selling "boob cheese" made of human milk which he tells Mateo he mainly sources from stealing baby bottles. Glenn notices Jerusha isn't selling much so he tells several staff at the café, especially Sandra, they should buy one of her items. They are reluctant but he pressures them until they go over. Garrett tries a sample of Jess' beer which he says tastes like Bud Light. She says his palate needs to adjust. As Sandra buys an armload of Jerusha's scarfs, Jonah accuses Glenn of pressuring the staff by virtue of his position as store manager. Glenn doesn't agree and walks away angry.
Amy discusses a burrito vendor with Alex which results in him kidding her that he'll have to take her "Latina card" as she shows some ignorance where burritos are from. This leads Amy to ask Cheyenne, Dina and Mateo to describe her. They quip many pejoratives until she points out she's Latina which they don't see her as. Glenn asks some staff if he's pressured them to buy things. Sandra, Kelly and Justine all recall past events that led to hardship due to Glenn's pressuring. He vows to never pressure them again. Amy speaks to Alex in basic Spanish and when he replies in English, she kids him. Alex replies rapidly in Spanish and poses a question to Amy to which she replies "no" without understanding what he's said. Garrett has Jonah try one of Jess' samples and he believes it's Bud Light too. Garrett won't admit to caring about Jess despite Jonah teasing him.
Jerusha's sales plummet requiring Glenn to comfort her. He promises that sales will pick up. Alex continues talking rapidly in Spanish to Amy and when she replies "si" to a question, he exclaims in English that he is looking forward to "it". He walks away and it's apparent Amy doesn't know what she's agreed to. In the Break Room, Amy discusses her conversation with Cheyenne, Dina and Mateo. They aren't helpful in translating what Amy thinks Alex said. Jonah is asked if he speaks Spanish and when he finds out Amy is dating Alex, he appears uncomfortable. Garrett tells Jess that Jonah thought her beer was Bud Light too and that he'd respect her if she was ripping people off but she continues to deny it. Glenn secretly gives a customer $200 to buy items from Jerusha but the customer goes to the wrong table.
In Break Room, Jonah overcompensates and repeatedly says how great Alex is. Cheyenne asks why Amy won't admit to Alex she didn't understand him but she doesn't want to appear less Latina. The staff question Amy's racial dating preferences and don't believe her when she indicates she doesn't have any. Jonah arranges a double date with Kelly, Amy and Alex. A local vendor, Burrito Brian, eats a slice of pizza with gusto. (♫ Chi-Lites - Have You Seen Her? ♫) In the store, Jonah checks out Alex while Marcus rues spending his savings on creating "boob cheese". Jonah encourages him so Marcus gives him a sample and looks at Jonah expectantly. Jonah feels obliged to take a bite, fakes liking it which turns into surprise when Marcus admits he's grossed out by the cheese.
In the Break Room, Glenn asks the staff "as a pal" if anyone wants to buy something from Jerusha. Everyone turns him down flatly. Glenn yells that everyone has to buy something or he'll fire them. Everyone leaves in a rush except Sandra who tries to finish her lunch which Glenn throws in the garbage. Jess tells a customer details about how she makes her beer until Garrett interrupts and yells out it's Bud Light. The customer leaves and in private, Jess admits to Garrett that she is passing off Bud Light as craft beer. Garrett appreciates the honesty and then to her amazement, asks Jess out. Alex asks Amy if she's OK going out that evening and starts speaking in Spanish. Amy admits she didn't understand what he said. He indicates he wanted to take her to a BBQ place and she lies that she understood what he said earlier in Spanish about his family. Jerusha has sold all her items and she exits the store with Glenn's admiration. All the staff are seen wearing her hats and scarves.
The translation of what Alex says starting at the 9:50 mark is "I'm so relieved. Look, there's a guy here. I don't know what his name is but he's very animated. He often sounds like a cat going meow, meow, meow. Do you know who he is? Anyways Amy...". The implication is that he is talking about Jonah especially as there was a deleted scene with Alex and Jonah (see picture in the Gallery).
The translation of what Alex says starting at the 11:45 mark is "I want to take you to a place I go. We'll be treated like family. There's a guy you're going to like. When I go there, the people know me and say hey, how's it going, how you doing? They're my people. Can I give you a call?".
The translation of what Alex says starting at the 20:10 mark is "But what will happen when we're on the way, a little music, a little ambience, the breeze blowing in the car..." before Amy cuts him off.
Glenn mentions in "Golden Globes Party" that Jerusha has a knack for finding an animal that represents someone's personality and his is a Labrador. This is likely the reason for Glenn wearing a dog tie when Jerusha's crafts are sold at the store.
Goof 1: Jess' green table is across from "Burrito Brian's" and beside (but in front of) a bald, bearded man's yellow table who is selling birdhouses. However, as Amy talks to Alex, both Burrito Brian and the bald man's tables are seen down the aisle but Jess' table is gone.
Goof 2: As Marcus talks Jonah into trying his boob cheese, an elderly man is behind Marcus talking to Jess. The man appears and disappears several times especially noticeable at 17:39 and 17:41 into the episode.
“Yeah, well it's been a lot of trial and error. You know, if you don't get the consistency just right, you get boob yogurt and that's just gross.”— Marcus
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