A conversation about the best Korean in the East Bay surfaces several enticing suggestions from Chowhound users. “Refined” Bowl’d prepares high-quality renditions of classic dishes like kimchi jjigae, FuseBox offers “ambitious and precise” cooking but limited banchan, and Jong Ga House impresses newbies to Korean cuisine with warm service and an abundant banchan spread (pictured).

Photo of banchan from Jong Ga House

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