Okay, not completely. After all, granite is durable and becoming less-and-less expensive, however as people are going for a more modern looking kitchen we have seen an increase in other materials being used.
Butcher block countertops are gaining popularity and we can see why! They bring a certain warmth to the home that granite lacks. The negative aspect is that they are a lot more of a nuisance to maintain as it must be sealed about once a month.