The Baltimore Sun

live feed: chefs, wineries use facebook broadcasts to teach and reach new audiences

Crivello is among the local culinary professionals using Facebook Live broadcasts to reach new audiences.
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Travel + Leisure


There's much more to Charm City than you've seen on The Wire.
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Architectural Digest


Casual, earthy, and cool, Cosima is the latest arrival to Mill No.1, a 19th-century cotton mill reimagined as a residential and commercial complex by Alexander Design Studio.  Read more »

Conde Nast Traveler


How to spend your time: Eat your way from one new restaurant to the next before (shh) everyone else gets in on the secret. Read more »

Baltimore Sun

bar review: cosima's bar reflects its confidence

Created by Starks, the warm-weather menu of eight cocktails ($10-$14) emphasizes citrus and bright flavors, while maintaining a noticeable presence of amaro, the Italian herbal liqueur more Baltimore bars have embraced in recent years. Read more »

Baltimore Style

Sippin' Pretty

July 2016 - 10 scenic local spots to get a great cocktail. Read more »

Baltimore Magazine

Going South – Cosima dazzles along the Jones Falls waterway

May 2016 - From the moment you reach the top of the cobblestone driveway leading to Cosima, you’ll be charmed. Read more »

Baltimore City Paper

Cosima opens in Hampden's Mill #1

4/27/16 - Named for her grandmother, the restaurant is also about reviving things of the past—be it a menu rich with dishes that wouldn't be out of place in your nonna's kitchen or a dining room created in a former 19th century cotton mill. Read more »

Baltimore Sun

Restaurant Review: With Cosima, the owners of donna's have another Hit on their hands

3/27/16 - The collaboration with longtime restaurant partners Alan Hirsch and Judith Golding is a labor of love for Crivello, who honors her family's cooking with recipes such as tripe with spicy tomato sauce, meatballs with ricotta and sfingi, Sicilian doughnuts with cinnamon sugar. Read more »

What Weekly

Cosima: Donna Opens Another Chapter in Woodberry

2/17/16 – In partnership with Alan Hirsch and Judith Golding, Crivello's dream of opening a Sicilian style restaurant has been realized in Cosima. Read more »

The Baltimore Sun

Now serving: a first look at Cosima

2/12/16 – When the owners of the popular Donna's restaurant open a new establishment, people pay attention. Read more »

WBAL-TV 11 Baltimore

WBAL's Sunday Brunch: Cosima restaurant

2/8/16 – Donna Crivello, executive chef and partner at Cosima, highlights one of her signature recipes. Watch video »

WBAL-TV 11 Baltimore

WBAL's Sunday Brunch: Cosima's Polenta Recipe

2/8/16 – Donna Crivello talks about the grand opening of her new restaurant and shares her polenta recipe. Watch video »

Baltimore Business Journal

Cosima prepares for opening in Mill No. 1 despite snow delay

1/26/16 – Hirsch is opening the restaurant with chef and co-owner Donna Crivello, whose Donna's restaurants first brought the concept of non-red-sauce Italian food to Baltimore more than two decades ago. Read more »

The Baltimore Sun

Baltimore-area restaurants dig into design

1/1/16 – At Cosima, the owners combined dominant elements in the historic space with their vision for the Sicilian fare that will be served there. Read more »

The Baltimore Sun

The year in food: Markets, pop-ups, pizza abound in Baltimore in 2015

12/23/15 – A number of new restaurants from established Baltimore restaurateurs are on the way, as well. Cosima, the new Sicilian restaurant at Mill No. 1 from the folks behind Donna's Cafe, is on track to open in January. Read more »

Baltimore Magazine

Best Eats of 2015

12/22/15 – Though it has yet to open, I have high hopes for Donna Crivello’s Cosima, opening soon in Mill No. 1. Read more »

The Baltimore Sun

a view of 'baltimore's other waterfront' in the old mill corridor

11/12/15 – Until I roamed around Mill No. 1, the old cotton mill in the valley that cuts through the heart of Baltimore, I never enjoyed an inspiring view of the under-appreciated river that runs through it. Read more »

The Baltimore Sun

Owner of Donna's to open Sicilian restaurant at Mill No. 1

11/6/15 – Chef Donna Crivello, founder of Donna’s Café, plans to open a Sicilian restaurant called Cosima at Mill No. 1 in early 2016. Cosima will feature fresh Mediterranean cuisine from a Crivello-created menu based on Southern Italian traditions. Read more »

Food Republic

The 10 Most Exciting Restaurant Openings in the Mid-Atlantic

9/15/15 – The kitchen will skew more ambitious than the comfort food theme of Donna’s, focusing specifically on Sicily and its many-layered cooking tradition. Read more »



9/3/15 – The owners of Donna's Cafe are bringing Sicilian cuisine late fall to Mill No. 1, former cotton mill that Terra Nova Ventures, LLC is converting into apartments, restaurants and retail. Read more »

The Baltimore Sun

Donna's operators sign on for Mill No. 1

5/5/2015 – The operators of Donna's restaurants in Cross Keys and Charles Village will open a restaurant later this year at Mill No. 1. Read more »

Baltimore Business Journal

Donna's team to open southern Italian restaurant

5/5/2015 – A Donna's restaurant has been anticipated at Mill No. 1 since the development's grand opening. Read more »