Now by local, that may be a bit of a stretch. Nothing is very close to us, but here are several places we frequent that are in our neck of the woods.
Closest to the resort are:
Jack Pine Lodge Bar and Grill http://jackpinelodgeup.com/
Big Spring Inn https://www.facebook.com/BigSpringInn/
If you're near or in Manistique:
Upper Crust Cafe, Bakery and Deli http://lsmith09.wixsite.com/2014-upper-crust
Big Boy http://www.bigboy.com/location/manistique/
Buckhorn Resort http://www.buckhornresort.com/
Bear Trap Inn http://beartrapinn.org/Beartrap/Our_Home.html
Nahma Inn http://www.nahmainn.com/
And if you're looking for the best ice cream in the UP? That would be Jilbert's!!
In your travels if you've found a great place to eat, come back here and post it to our forum!