This local dive bar began with the simplest of ideas: Provide a wide selection of international beers and a few picnic tables and the customers will come. The formula has worked like magic. El Nido is the ultimate hutong drinking hole, with ample varieties of alcohol from around the world, beginning with reasonably priced French wine and moving on to imported beers from Belgium and Germany. There's even specialty drinks like absinthes. The location is just a few steps from the very hip Fangjia Hutong theater complex, and you'll find expatriates and trendy young Chinese here on any night of the week. Service is spotty, especially on busy nights, so just help yourself to the bottles on the shelves.