The year may be drawing to a close, but the local dining scene clearly isn’t showing any signs of slowing down, with many promising new restaurants setting up shop here.

These include Tsuta Singapore, an outpost of the world’s first Michelin-starred ramen joint, a trendy pasta place in the up-and-coming dining enclave of South Beach Avenue, and Monti — a sexy new multi-concept space at Fullerton Pavilion. Then there is one-Michelin-starred Peranakan restaurant Candlenut, which recently moved house to Dempsey Hill. Spanning Japanese, Western and fusion cuisines, these 10 foodie spots will have you postponing your diet to next month (or next year).