COSTA MESA Calif. Coming off a fiscal 2009 that saw systemwide same-store sales go negative for the first time in 10 years, El Pollo Loco said it would concentrate this year on guest service and its differentiated grilled products, while refreshing older units and redesigning its restaurant prototype.   EPL Intermediate Inc., parent of El Pollo Loco Inc., the operator or franchisor of 415 flame-grilled chicken restaurants, reported a net loss of $52.3 million for the 52-week ...

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