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:
Camel Riders Restaurant http://camelridersrestaurantresort.business.site/
Jack Pine Lodge Bar and Grill http://jackpinelodgeup.com/
Boot Lake Bar and Restaurant https://www.facebook.com/bootlakebar/
Big Spring Inn https://www.facebook.com/BigSpringInn/
Midway General Store https://www.facebook.com/pages/Midway-General-Store/124827110898405
If you're near or in Manistique:
Upper Crust Cafe, Bakery and Deli http://lsmith09.wixsite.com/2014-upper-crust
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!! Closest to the resort would be Midway General Store.
In your travels if you've found a great place to eat, come back here and post it to our forum!