Definition of A la carte
food items listed on a menu or ordered in a way that is separate from a meal
Examples of A la carte in a sentence
The school cafeteria will not sell extra food items a la carte unless the child has purchased a lunch place first.
An a la carte menu was created by the cafe owner to show what side items can be purchased individually.
Because they serve desserts a la carte, many people go to the cafe just for the cake.
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