Vicki Gunvalson visits her family in Chicago and once again tries to get validation from her less than affectionate mother.
Lynne Curtin and her husband, Frank, canoodle over dinner and fret about some wine missing from the house. Now that Lynne's daughter, Raquel, is driving, Lynne worries about her drinking and getting behind the wheel.
Gretchen Rossi is taking care of her gravely ill fiancé, Jeff, and reaches the end of her emotional rope.
With Simon's urging, Tamra Barney takes an etiquette class and hires a top chef to prepare a formal seven-course dinner for all the housewives, which includes premium tequila tasting. When the tequila shots are served, Tamra and Vicki set Gretchen up for a major fall.