Forest Collins is the creator of the site 52 Martinis, a guide to the best cocktail bars in Paris, and founder of The Chamber, a private popup and cocktail club. She’s a member of Academy that votes on the Worlds 50 Best Bars and writes regularly on fun stuff like cocktails, spirits, bars, restaurants and unusual things to do in Paris. And, she’s a very fun drinking companion.
I'm an expert in the topics I write about because of my years of research combined with a healthy curiosity. are most likely to find me checking out Paris' watering holes - from the classic and historical to the new and buzzy. Its mixture of old tradition and new creavity makes this city complex and unique. A guilty pleasure of mine is indulging in a daytime cocktail in a Paris palace hotel bar.
My perfect day would be getting up early to have the morning to myself with a cup of tea and a good book, spending the day exploring some place new and interesting in Paris or elsewhere and finishing by making a dinner for my great friends. It would definitely be during the fall. Fall because - even more so than springtime - it feels like a fresh beginning. And the Autumnal Equinox is my favorite day of the year.
I waste my time on pintrest and if I had to chose a super power, it would be the ability to stop time. My ultimate goal in life is to be able to let go of the negative, unimportant things in life and if I were stuck on a deserted island, I'd want to be stuck with my other half.