I could send money, but I'm thinking I want to force him to "treat" himself and his girlfriend. They live in Santa Monica, can drive, but prefer not to. (I know....but it seems feasible in their neighborhood. He lives near 7th and Montana.) They are into food, but probably nothing too esoteric, expensive or fancy. My brother is becoming quite the cook lately, and sends me pictures of what he makes! Some of the options on Opentable that look good online are
Hostaria Del Piccolo
I found this thread.
I will see if any of those offer gift cards.
and Tar and Roses do!
Tar and Roses
R&D has one via the Hillstone web site.
Didn't show up under places with gift card on opentable. Glad I checked!