Now all I can hear is Jake, fading in and out with the wind, playing a jig on his pennywhistle.
The Place: Roots, 4976 Newport Avenue, Ocean Beach, 619-222-9000
Type of Food: Organic American
Prices: Granola bowl with fruit, honey, yogurt, $5; soup, $5 (bowl), $3 (cup); cup soup, half-sandwich or wrap, $3.50; farmers’ market salad, $6; taco salad, $7.50; Portobello sandwich with mushrooms, tomato, provolone on ciabatta, $7.50; the Avo (avocado, onion, tomato, “vegannaise”), $7; veggie burrito (black beans, mock chicken), $6.50; hummus wrap, $7; Arti wrap (with artichoke hearts, feta cheese), $7.50; Thai peanut wrap, $7.50
Hours: 11:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m. (till 7:00 p.m. Sunday)
Buses: 35, 923
Nearest Bus Stop: Newport and Cable