County liquor board to consider transfer of Buell's license


The county liquor board will consider three applications tonight, including a license transfer from Buell's restaurant, a Route 40 landmark, to a family that wants to open a Chinese-Szechwan eatery.

The sale of Buell's to the Lee family of Ellicott City hinges upon the transfer of the tavern license. The Lee family plans to open Uncle Y.Y.'s.

When Buell's opened in 1939, it was the only restaurant along Route 40 west of Baltimore.

Truckers Inn, a full-service trucking facility at 7401 Assateague Drive in Jessup, has applied for a new beer, wine and liquor license for its restaurant and lounge.

The 25-acre complex includes a 115-unit hotel, a 250-seat restaurant, truck washing, repairing and servicing facilities, two convenience stores and a parking lot for about 500 trucks and 150 trailers, said owner Baldev Singh, who bought the business in 1991.

Grinders Deli and Pizzeria, at 8059 Main St. in Ellicott City, has applied for a new beer and light wine license.

Board hearings begin at 8 p.m. in the Banneker Room of the George Howard Building, Ellicott City.

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