All is fair in love and waffles. Or something like that.
Traffic may be up 250% since Vox Media acquired Eater eight months ago. But evidently, that upsurge wasn’t coming from Canada. As part of the site’s revamp, the Vancouver and Toronto local sites have been shuttered. Only Montreal remains, headed by Ian Harrison.
Folks in Toronto weren’t too surprised. Per Toronto Life, the local site kicked off with an apparently embarrassing list of 38 “Essential” restaurants and had a lot of churn:
Eater had trouble holding onto a Toronto-based editor, cycling through three in about eight months (the first, Carolyn Grisold, left about a week before the site’s official launch party), and its real estate–minded sister site, Curbed Toronto, stopped publishing two weeks ago.