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à la carte

Available to be purchased individually instead of bundled with other items. Most often describes items on a menu that are not part of a main dish. I wasn't very hungry, so I opted to buy a few side items à la carte instead of a full meal.
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à la carte

if you eat à la carte, you choose each dish from a separate list instead of eating a fixed combination of dishes at a fixed price I don't know whether to have the set-menu or go à la carte.
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In addition to the new a la carte model, WebSourced is also improving its ability to analyze results and refine client campaigns through use of best-in-class web analytics.
The retail price could easily be increased by a multiple of four in sales to consumers on an a la carte basis.
With chocolate imported from France and Belgium, Chocolates a la Carte creates Elvis guitars for the Hard Rock Cafe, glass - well, white chocolate - slippers for Disneyland and Disney World, movie cameras and award statues wrapped in gold foil for those fancy parties after the Academy Awards and Capitol dome and White House shapes for the recent inaugural festivities in Washington, D.
Themed tier a la carte is an excellent model for offering consumers the ability to choose the categories of programming they most value, and to reject programming that they find either too expensive or indecent as long as pricing is on an even footing with competitors," Aquino explained.
Napster also offers Napster Light, a "lighter" version of the service for those who just want to purchase songs and albums a la carte.
95), can be ordered from Chocolates a la Carte in Santa Clarita by calling (800) 818-2462.
Latest Release Allows Companies to Purchase and Deploy Emagia Software In An A La Carte Manner to Gain Significantly Faster Return On Investment
There's a decent chicken soup for under $2 (sometimes missing its tortilla strips) and a delicious al pastor-style a la carte pork taco ($1.
Those that had tried digital music through file sharing were slowing down or stopping that illegal behavior, and many post-college consumers are leading the charge into legal a la carte downloading.
Also a la carte lunch and dinner in the hotel's Lobby Lounge.
True to its promise of providing travelers with a signature all-inclusive experience, guests have their choice of three restaurants including an Asian restaurant, an a la carte international buffet-style eatery and a new Mediterranean a la carte restaurant.
Ronai will take the opportunity at Gulf a la Carte, to showcase its range of uniforms both by its in-house designer, and, from Simon Jersey.
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines on Thursday announced it is offering economy class passengers the option of ordering an a la carte meal on intercontinental flights originating in Amsterdam.
Malgre certaines differences, le fonctionnement de la carte de debit canadienne est similaire a la carte de paiement europeenne avec debit immediat et les propositions de reforme du droit canadien que nous suggerons peuvent s'inspirer des sources juridiques europeennes.