1. in what area is critique to be sought?
Composition, depth of field, and post processing
2. what one hopes to achieve with the piece of work?
Hope to make the meal look attractive ;P
3. under what circumstance is the picture taken? (physical conditions/emotions)
Natural lighting from windows.
4. what the critique seeker personally thinks of the picture
I think it's a pretty good shot, but i'm not too sure about the composition.