flavor of the month

flavor of the month
: one that is very fashionable or popular usually temporarily

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Informal. the subject of intense, usually temporary interest; the current fashion.

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a person or thing that enjoys a short period of great popularity

for many law firms, Hong Kong was a flavor of the month

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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