More and more, however, these once cosy get-togethers have begun to resemble something more akin to a self-help group than a chance to catch up over a low-fat latte.
Which is hardly surprising, perhaps, given the increasingly parlous state of their respective careers - not to mention the trio's equally disastrous private lives.
One leading American casting director told me this week: 'Matt's career is flatlining.
At his lowest ebb, he was drinking two pints of vodka a day and swallowing up to 30 tablets.
The cancellation - because of falling ratings - of Joey, which saw the fictional out-of-work actor from Friends relocating from New York to Hollywood, coincided with the breakup of his marriage to British-born model Melissa Mc Knight.
The couple, who married in a lavish ceremony in Hawaii in 2003, went on to have a daughter, Marina, now four, and moved into a palatial estate in Santa Barbara, California.
Shortly after her birth, Marina was diagnosed with cortical dysplasia, which causes seizures and affects bones and muscles.
The actor and Miss Mc Knight split after only three years after Le Blanc admitted groping a stripper in a Canadian nightclub in 2006.