Rubio’s Fresh Mexican Grill is a lot of things: a $4-a-taco chain that wants to explore premium ingredients. A San Diego-born business eyeing the international market. A onetime maker of a cheeseburger-taco that’s now all about sustainable seafood and healthful…

At least a couple of days every week, Ralph Rubio straps on an apron and steps into Rubio’s Restaurants’ test kitchen on Yarrow Drive to do what he believes he does best —- innovate. Rubio didn’t invent the fish taco…

Rubio’s Restaurants, Inc. has announced Daniel Pittard has submitted his resignation as President and Chief Executive Officer of Rubio’s following almost five years of service. Subsequent to the acceptance of Mr. Pittard’s resignation, the Company announced the appointment of Marc…

Rubio’s Restaurants, Inc. has announced the closing of its merger with a subsidiary of Mill Road Capital, L.P. to take the company private. Rubio’s former stockholders are receiving $8.70 per share in cash in the transaction. The transaction is the result of…

On May 10, Marketwatch.com reported that Mill Road Capital had closed a $91-million deal to purchase Rubio’s, a restaurant chain home-based in San Diego. Mill Road officials expressed plans for a nationwide expansion of the California chain, otherwise known as…

The fire sale is over in the restaurant sector, as sharp operators who are up for sale stop freaking out about the economic downturn and begin holding out for better offers. A look at who’s pocketing more money in their…

Don’t expect fish taco guru Ralph Rubio to simply fade away now that the company he co-founded will soon have a new owner from the East Coast. Just a day after Rubio’s Restaurants announced its decision to sell the Carlsbad…