Babushka restaurant features classic Russian and East European cuisine that has been transformed by Chef Zoriy Malkov. His years of experience in classical French cooking has taken the food of Russia and Eastern Europe to a new level of delight, presentation, and elegance. Off the main strip in Downtown Walnut Creek lies a hidden gem known as Babushka Restaurant & Deli. Founded in 1996 by Maya & Leo Malkov Babushka became a staple in Walnut Creek. Now run by their son who is also the Executive chef Zoriy Malkov, Babushka is going through a modern evolution.