a menu having individual dishes listed with separate prices
(of a restaurant meal) having unlimited choices with a separate price for each item
by ordering items listed individually on a menu;
"we ate a la carte"
Let's dine a la carte. 我们吃点菜吧。
Pay-cable channels are still free from regulation, and the rules could prod cable companies to modernize so that nearly all programs are sold a la carte, giving consumers more choice. 有线电视仍未受管制，新规定将促使有线电视公司采用新办法，尽量个别提供所有节目，予消费者较多选择。