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Catalan Restaurant Review: Under the toque at this Rancho Mirage restaurant is Drew Davis, a young but accomplished chef who gained experience in the East Hamptons and was formerly the personal chef to Steven Spielberg. Davis and his dad are the owners of Catalan, which specializes in a farm-to-table experience with an emphasis on Mediterranean and Spanish cuisine. Kobe-style beef meatballs are sweet and spicy as well as shareable. Duck-fat potato chips are fried and dressed with queso Cabrales. Skewered melons are always on the menu and change depending on what's available and in season. The restaurant offers a few wines by the glass, but peruse the 25 domestic and international wines priced at just $25 per bottle, too. Weather permitting, the best seats are those in the courtyard where it’s nice to dine al fresco, sipping a glass of wine and listening to the live entertainment.