Cincinnati legend Bob Braun ruled the TV roost in the Queen city for 50 years. More importantly he was also the namesake for the Frisch’s Big Boy restaurant chain’s Brawny Lad, a sandwich featuring a rye bun cradling a mess of low-grade beef.
There are 120 Frisch’s restaurants in Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana.
If you grew up in Dayton, Columbus, Lexington, Louisville, Indianapolis, Huntington, Nashville or Knoxville Tn in the 80s you are well familiar with Braun. His regionally syndicated show was a monster rating success enjoying a 17 year run before the tides of fate led to his cancellation.
Bob Braun died 16 years ago this week. He was 71 years old