A sign in the window of El Kartoum reads "Ali bean pies- with that come back taste- sold here." Inside, expatriates of various African nations get a taste of home. You are as likely to see a mother picking up dinner to go as a man in a traditional Sudanese caftan. Without hesitation the server at the walk-up counter asserts that fava beans and falafel is the most popular dish, followed by chicken shawarma. On the lighter side, a Greek salad is also available. Payment is cash only, but an ATM is readily available.