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Agave Fest At Calavera in Oakland Showcases Love For Mezcal 

If you're looking to explore something new in the world of alcoholic libations — and why wouldn't you be — then the second-annual Agave Fest Oakland is probably a can't-fail destination.

Agave Fest is the brainchild of Chris Pastena, who owns and operates Calavera in Uptown, among other city eateries. About a decade ago, he took a deep dive into the world of mezcal, and embraced, he explained, how the spirit "invokes a sense of place."

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Christ Pastena (left) and a staffer at Calavera in Uptown Oakland

Christ Pastena (left) and a staffer at Calavera in Uptown Oakland