Revolving guestlist NYC midday nosh in October
Fellow hounds, my new husband and I have a 12 hour layover on our way to Europe at the end of October, and hope to catch up with many of our NY friends that day.
We're looking for a chowish, casual spot in Manhattan where the staff would not be irked if we staked out a largish table for a revolving group of people over a couple of hours, say 10-noon. Perhaps a cafeteria or buffet? If we were home in LA, it would be a natural for Phillipe French Dip, but in NYC we are in the dark. Where can we be comfortable as people come and go, and still get some good eats? Thanks in advance for your suggestions!