The subtle swing of favor can be difficult to track. One day you're eating a Crumbs cupcake, thinking you're five bites away from becoming a #influencer, and the next thing you know, the Wall Street Journal slaps a tombstone on the once-revered baked good. 

Rather than let you post a snapshot of your cronut on Instagram that inspires an exasperated sigh rather than FOMO, we've compiled a list of things that were once cool, but have since become fodder for hypebeasts and tourists. Avoid the lines and the mean-spirited laugher with our guide to the most overrated things in NYC right now.

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