With my flight to Switzerland departing just after 10PM, I timed my arrival to JFK around 8:30PM. With vast swaths of flights bound for Europe around that time, Terminal 4 was best described as a sea of humanity.
Once past the teeming security lines, I went upstairs to visit the Swiss lounge. The long, narrow layout left the front entrance feeling a bit crowded, but afforded terrific views of the tarmac.
The evening menu read as follows: