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Trattoria di Umberto Restaurant Review: This warm, casual restaurant charms from the get-go, as does owner Umberto Menghi's flair for food and décor. Two welcoming dining areas are separated by a massive open kitchen complete with counter seats that keep diners at the center of the action. The rustic Tuscan menu leans heavily to seafood, pastas and meats, all necessary for refueling after days spent mountain biking, jogging, hiking, golfing, skiing or snowboarding. A shared Toscana antipasti platter laden with cured meats, seafood and olives is an ideal starter. Follow it with white and green asparagus risotto, traditional veal piccata, wild West Coast salmon, hearty Tuscan-style lamb chops or deeply flavorful osso buco. Desserts shine, especially the boozy tiramisu. A predominantly Italian wine list offers well-chosen selections from Canada, the U.S., New Zealand, Australia and France. Authentic Italian hospitality provided by manager Walter Wallgram and his professional team add to the congeniality that keeps locals and celebs alike coming back.