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1.
The small side-dishes served along with cooked rice in Korean cuisine. (I stole this definition off Wikipedia.) Kimchi is a type of banchan.
I like banchan.
What's banchan?
The little side dish things you get at Korean restaurants.
I thought it was called "kimchi."
No, kimchi is a type of banchan.
by SamIsReallyCool October 23, 2007
 
2.
Someone who you use solely for sex, with no emotional commitment whatsoever. This person is not allowed to stay overnight after intercourse.
Paul is a nice guy, but he's only good for banchan.
by dereksak December 23, 2009