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.


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


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