Cracking open a few briny bivalves is the definition of affordable luxury. So go ahead and indulge, even if it’s a party of one this year.

So you’re staying in this New Year’s Eve? So are we. It’s the right thing to do in this socially distanced time. But just because there’s no party this year doesn’t mean you can’t make it festive and a little swanky. Pop some bubby. Open a tin of caviar. And slurp a few oysters to really remind yourself that this is not just another Thursday night. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite preparations here.

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