Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Pelican's sails with confidence.(Dining)

Byline: Charlotte Balcomb Lane OF THE JOURNAL

Practice makes perfect at seafood restaurant

Pelican's has hosted innumerable high school prom dates in its 25 years in business. It's served countless holiday office parties, broiling fish for veterans, grilling steaks for youngsters and serving up oysters Rockefeller to curious cowboys from out of town.

Indeed, while the concept at Pelican's might not be terribly fresh, the fish is, and that's what is important.

What also is important is that once inside the hokey weather-beaten door, in the woody interior that feels like the belly of a Yankee trawler, folks feel confident ordering just about anything on the menu. …

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