This is one of those places where it is truly hard to go wrong — if not impossible. Everything is bursting with flavor and freshness, and is spicy in a good way, not a hot way, with layer upon layer of complimentary tastes, as with the spicy blackened shrimp providing great contrast to the creamy, buttery etouffee, or the ham offsetting the crabmeat. Even the desserts, baked specifically for Darwell’s by a local pastry whiz, are great. Prices are very reasonable, portions big, smiles bigger, food delicious, and with the BYOB, it is a great spot to eat outside as a group with a couple of bottles of wine or beer, while enjoying music. Of the hundreds of Great American Bites eateries I have visited in the past five years, Darwell’s is among my very favorites.