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A mural of a young Maria Sanchez hangs in the interior of the Taco Co. in Benson. Sanchez, founder of Maria’s Mexican Restaurant in Ralston, is the inspiration for the restaurant.

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Puffy tacos at Taco Co., at 6108 Maple Street in the Benson area of Omaha.

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Owner Michael Sanchez said he wanted the restaurant to take on a more feminine touch than that of many Benson establishments.