ULAM: Main Dish is the first food documentary following the rise of the Filipino food movement via the chefs crossing over to the center of the American table.

It is the first Filipino food documentary to receive worldwide distribution with Gunpowder & Sky, and is now available on all traditional streaming platforms.


Directed and Written By: Alexandra Cuerdo
Produced By: Alexandra Cuerdo, John Floresca & Rey Cuerdo
Executive Producers: Paul Puzon & Mia Manlunas
Cinematography By: John Floresca
Edited By: Tayler Braasch
Music By: Stephen Spies
Sound Mixing By: Michael Mendoza



Alvin Cailan: Egglsut, The Usual, AMBOY, Unit 120
Nicole Ponseca & Miguel Trinidad: Maharlika, Jeepney, Tita Baby's
Romy Dorotan & Amy Besa: Purple Yam, Purple Yam Malate
Johneric Concordia & Christine Araquel-Concordia: The Park's Finest
Charles Olalia: Ricebar, Ma'am Sir
Chase Valencia & Chad Valencia: LASA
Andre Guerrero: The Oinkster, Maximiliano, The Little Bear




ULAM is available on these streaming platforms:


Download the ULAM Press Kit

Gunpowder & Sky Nab Worldwide Rights to Filipino Food Doc 'Ulam: Main Dish'

This Film About Filipino Restaurants Will Leave You Hungry For More

Filipino Food Finds a Place in the American Mainstream

Jonathan Gold says the time for Filipino cuisine is now, and the place is Los Angeles

How Filipino Food Is Becoming The Next Great American Cuisine

Bringing people together with food, film

Local Chefs To Cook Epic Filipino Feast

SFFILM Announces Its Launch Program's 2018 All-Doc Slate

San Diego chefs to showcase Filipino cuisine at screening of 'Ulam: Main Dish' documentary

LA, NYC Fil-Am chefs at the heart of 'ULAM'

'Ulam' film on Fil-Am chefs, food scene to screen at LA Times Food Bowl