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  1. Harvard professor apologizes to Chinese restaurant for rantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Albany Times Union

    A Harvard Business School instructor who blasted a Boston-area Chinese restaurant for overcharging him by $4 on a takeout order apologized Wednesday for a lengthy and widely publicized email exchange with restaurant management. Associate professor Benjamin Edelman had threatened legal action and demanded the Sichuan Garden in Brookline compensate all other customers who might have been similarly overcharged after he said it charged him $1 more on each of the four items he ordered for takeout last week.

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  2. Harvard professor apologizes to Chinese restaurant for rantRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | NBC12

    A Harvard Business School instructor who blasted a Boston-area Chinese restaurant for overcharging him by $4 on a takeout order apologized Wednesday for a lengthy and widely publicized email exchange with restaurant management. Associate professor Benjamin Edelman had threatened legal action and demanded the Sichuan Garden in Brookline compensate all other customers who might have been similarly overcharged after he said it charged him $1 more on each of the four items he ordered for takeout last week.

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  3. What happens if you sue a restaurant over $4?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Boston.com

    ... Benjamin Edelman raised the specter of that Draconian enforcement as he grilled a manager at Sichuan Garden in Brookline about why the prices reflected on an online menu didn't match up with what he paid. But experts in consumer protection said that ...

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  4. My Emails with Sichuan GardenRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Memeorandum

    My Emails with Sichuan Garden - Many people have seen my emails with Ran Duan of Sichuan Garden restaurant in Brookline.

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  5. Harvard Professor Fights Chinese Restaurant Over $4Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | WBUR-AM Boston

    The Boston Globe reports that associate professor Benjamin Edelman recently complained to the Sichuan Garden after the Brookline, Massachusetts restaurant charged him $1 more on each of the four items he ordered. Edelman - who consults for corporations like AOL, Microsoft, the NFL, Wells Fargo and the New York Times on "preventing and detecting online fraud," according to his website - had expected to pay $53.35, based on prices listed online.

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  6. Harvard Professor Is Sorry for Overreacting to a $4 Chinese-Food-Order DiscrepancyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | New York Magazine

    Many people have seen my emails with Ran Duan of Sichuan Garden restaurant in Brookline. Having reflected on my interaction with Ran, including what I said and how I said it, it's clear that I was very much out of line.

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  7. 'I was very much out of line': Harvard professor APOLOGIZES for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Daily Mail

    'I was very much out of line': Harvard professor APOLOGIZES for epic rant after family-run Chinese restaurant overcharged him $4 'It's clear that I was very much out of line,' he wrote. He also said he would apologize personally to the Sichuan Garden in Brookline, Massachusetts On Friday night he had ordered takeout but was angered when his bill was $4 than what it had said when he ordered online and said its website was 'out of date', but Edelman sent a string of email asking them to credit him $12 The Harvard Business School instructor who blasted a Boston-area Chinese restaurant for overcharging him by $4 on a takeout order has apologized.

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  8. Irrational Harvard Guy Issues Meek Apology for His $4 Takeout BlowupRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Eater

    ... of line ." The mea culpa, in full: Many people have seen my emails with Ran Duan of Sichuan Garden restaurant in Brookline. Having reflected on my interaction with Ran, including what I said and how I said it, it's clear that I was very much out of ...

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  9. Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe Why did the Internet get heated about $4 in Chinese food?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Boston.com

    When that small sum adds up to a modern-day David vs. Goliath that includes frazzled e-mails, small businesses, and Harvard credentials. On Tuesday, Boston.com posted an e-mail exchange between Ran Duan, who manages a bar inside Woburn's Sichuan Garden and handles the Web-updating duties for its sister restaurant in Brookline, and Benjamin G. Edelman , a Harvard Business School professor.

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  10. Region: 2015 Lesbians & Friends Dance to benefit Massachusetts Breast Cancer CoalitionRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    The 2015 Lesbians & Friends Dance: A Party for Prevention, a benefit for the Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition , the state's leading breast cancer organization, will be held Saturday, Jan. 24, from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., at the Holiday Inn Brookline, 1200 Beacon St. Highlights will include a free one-hour dance workshop available to all event participants from 7:30-8:30 p.m., led by Liz Nania, director of Out to Dance; music from DJ Jodi; a large silent auction; complimentary hors d'oeuvres; and a cash bar. Tickets are $40 in advance or $45 at the door.

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  11. Food Fight: Harvard Professor Contacts 'Authorities' After $4 Overcharge at Brookline RestaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Patch.com

    A Harvard Business School professor who by his own admission may have better things to do went to extreme lengths to rectify a $4 overcharge at a family-run Brookline restaurant. Ben Edelman , who also graduated from Harvard, said he alerted local "authorities" when he discovered the $53.35 worth of Chinese food he ordered from Sichuan Garden should have actually been $49.35, according to Boston.com .

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  12. Prof Threatens Litigation and More After $4 OverchargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | News Max

    "If you've ever wondered what happens when a Harvard Business School professor thinks a family-run Chinese restaurant scr---- him out of $4, you're about to find out," Boston.Com says in introducing readers to Harvard Business School professor Benjamin Edelman. Last week, Edelman ordered what he believed was $53.35 worth of Chinese food from Sichuan Garden's Brookline, Massachusetts, restaurant.

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  13. Nothing Does More for a Small Business Than Being Attacked by a Harvard Business School ProfessorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Boston.com

    Ben Edelman may have a problem with the Sichuan Garden in Brookline, but the release of emails in which he complained about what he perceived to be a pricing inaccuracy is only helping the restaurant. On Tuesday, Boston.com wrote about Edelman's lengthy email exchange with Ran Duan, who, in addition to managing a hugely successful bar inside one location of his parents' restaurant Sichuan Garden, also handles customer relations for the operation.

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  14. Harvard prof starts food fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Fox News

    ... online fraud (especially advertising fraud)," claims that he has contacted the appropriate legal authorities of Brookline, Massachusetts but no one has yet reached out to Duan directly. The email exchange concludes with Duan telling Edelman that he ...

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  15. Don't Be Ben Edelman. Be Nice to Your Chinese Food Restaurant.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Forward

    ... and General Tso. Ben Edelman disagrees. After ordering $53.35 worth of Chinese food from the Sichuan Garden in Brookline, the Harvard Business School associate professor realized that he had been overcharged . By $4 (GASP). And because he's fighting ...

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  16. Harvard B-school prof wages war against Chinese restaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Overlawyered

    Ben Edelman has a law degree from Harvard Law School, a teaching position at Harvard Business School, and an economics and business background that has brought him such consulting clients as Microsoft, the NFL, the New York Times. He also seems to think he knows how to make life sheer hell if you're the owner of a Chinese restaurant in Woburn and Brookline, Mass., that charged him $4 more than your website said because you don't update your website as often as you ought.

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  17. Chinese restaurant: Ben Edelman, Harvard swellhead, goes on Chinese food tiradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Examiner.com

    ... your Harvard Business School cliff notes. Here's the skinny: Edelman ordered $53 worth of yummy takeout from the Brookline, Massachusetts-based Sichuan Garden. After digging in and finishing it with a smile, he realized he was charged $4 more than ...

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  18. Food Fight: Harvard Professor Contacts Authorities After $4 Overcharge at Brookline RestaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Patch.com

    A Harvard Business School professor who by his own admission may have better things to do went to extreme lengths to rectify a $4 overcharge at a family-run Brookline restaurant. Ben Edelman , who also graduated from Harvard, said he alerted local authorities when he discovered the $53.35 worth of Chinese food he ordered from Sichuan Garden should have actually been $49.35, according to Boston.com .

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  19. Self-proclaimed maven on Jewish knishesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Boston.com

    ... event, attendees snack on a variety of knishes prepared by Inna's Kitchen, in Newton, and Michael's Deli, in Brookline. "I have rarely been in the presence of such a knish cornucopia," remarks Silver, who is wearing an apron that reads, "World's ...

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  20. Harvard Business School Professor Fails to Bully Chinese Restaurant Into Giving Him $12Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | New York Magazine

    ... him out of $12 (or $8, depending on how you look at it). Last week, Edelman ordered some Chinese food from the Brookline, Massachusetts-based Sichuan Garden. After receiving his delivery, he discovered that he had been charged $4 more than he had ...

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