Lowry Opening Delayed and the Morning Roundup

New Blue Plate restaurant the Lowry’s opening is delayed (thus incurring additional cost) by government shutdown, Iggers covers a couple of beer dinners (including tonight’s six-course menu at Tracy’s), Kindred Kitchen’s food truck fundraiser gets rolling for next Thursday, Steph March profiles local snacks to help beat the heat, our own Jill Lewis (of “Take the Kids?” and “Cheese & Champagne” fame) takes a stand on an industry shift toward banning kids in several restaurants, and Jason DeRusha urges you to visit Pizzeria Lola for lunch on the weekends.